Boston Whaler  - 270 Vantage (2014-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 2 x 225-hp Mercury Verado
Time To Plane 3.8 sec.
0 to 30 6.3 sec.
Test Power 2 x 225-hp Mercury Verado
Transmission Mercury
Ratio 1.85 : 1
Props 14 1/2 x 17 Enertia
Load Load: 2 persons, Fuel: 5/9 full, Water: none, Gear: 50 lbs.
Climate Temp: 69 deg., Humid: 80%, Wind: 10-15, Seas: light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 26' 10''
8.18 m
Beam 9' 0''
2.74 m
Draft 20''
0.51 m
Dry Weight 5,200 lbs.
2,359 kg
Tested Weight 6,196 lbs.
2,810 kg
Fuel Capacity 175 gal.
622 L
Water Capacity 20 gal.
76 L
Bridge Clearance 9' 1''
2.77 m (w/ hardtop)
Deadrise/Transom 20 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 2 x 225-hp Mercury Verado
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
550 2.3 2.0 1.8 1.3 1.1 201 175 62
1000 5.1 4.4 3.4 1.5 1.3 234 203 66
1500 7.1 6.2 4.4 1.6 1.4 254 221 69
2000 8.9 7.7 4.9 1.8 1.6 286 249 72
2500 11.7 10.2 8.0 1.5 1.3 230 200 77
3000 17.8 15.5 10.9 1.6 1.4 257 224 80
3500 24.5 21.3 13.2 1.9 1.6 292 254 82
4000 30.9 26.8 16.5 1.9 1.6 294 256 83
4500 36.1 31.4 21.5 1.7 1.5 264 230 85
5000 40.4 35.1 27.4 1.5 1.3 232 202 87
5500 45.4 39.5 39.3 1.2 1.0 182 158 88
5960 47.2 41.0 46.1 1.0 0.9 161 140 89

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Speeds measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter on gas inboards, sterndrives, and outboards, TechMate electronic scan tool on gas EFI inboards, Caterpillar digital fuel-flow meter on diesel engines, or permanently installed fuel-monitoring equipment. 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.