Cruisers Sport Series  - 298 Bow Rider (2013-)

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Test Conditions

Test Power: 1 x 320-hp MerCruiser 377 MAG
Time To Plane 5.9 sec.
0 to 30 9.0 sec.
Test Power 1 x 320-hp MerCruiser 377 MAG
Transmission MerCruiser B3
Ratio 2.2
Props 24''
Load 2 persons, 3/8 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 70 deg., 79 humid.; wind: 0-2 mph; seas: calm

Specifications
Length Overall 29' 0''
8.84 m
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Draft 24.5''
0.62 m
Draft Up
Draft Down
Air Draft
Dry Weight 6,020 lbs.
2,730 kg.
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 68 gal.
257 L
Water Capacity 12 gal.
Bridge Clearance 64.5''
1.64 m
Deadrise/Transom 21 deg.
Max Headroom open
Length on Trailer
Height on Trailer
Trailer Weight
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine)
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder’s website for the latest information available on this boat model.
 

Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 320-hp MerCruiser 377 MAG
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range   dBA
600 3.5 3.0 1.2 3.0 2.6 185 161 69
1000 5.6 4.9 1.9 3.0 2.6 186 162 69
1500 8.0 7.0 3.1 2.6 2.2 158 137 78
2000 10.2 8.9 4.9 2.1 1.8 128 111 78
2500 16.3 14.2 6.8 2.4 2.1 148 128 79
3000 23.4 20.3 8.5 2.8 2.4 168 147 80
3500 29.7 25.8 11.0 2.7 2.4 166 144 83
4000 35.3 30.7 14.3 2.5 2.1 151 131 85
4500 40.4 35.1 18.9 2.1 1.9 131 114 92
5000 45.5 39.5 24.2 1.9 1.6 115 100 95
5200 47.9 41.6 25.7 1.9 1.6 114 99 95

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation.