Boston Whaler  - 230 Vantage (2013-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 300-hp Mercury Verado
Time To Plane 4.0 sec.
0 to 30 8.6 sec.
Test Power 1 x 300-hp Mercury Verado
Transmission Mercury
Ratio 1.85 : 1
Props 14 1/4 x 18 Revolution 4-blade
Load Load: 2 persons, Fuel: 3/4 full, Water: none, Gear: 50 lbs.
Climate Temp: 68 deg., Humid: 80%, Wind: 10-15, Seas: light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 23' 2''
7.06 m
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Draft 17''
0.43 m
Dry Weight 3,900 lbs.
1,769 kg
Tested Weight 4,820 lbs.
2,186 kg
Fuel Capacity 111 gal.
420.18 L
Water Capacity 20 gal.
75.71 L
Bridge Clearance 8' 2 3/4''
2.51 (w/ arch)
Deadrise/Transom 20 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 300-hp Mercury Verado
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
550 2.5 2.1 0.45 5.44 4.73 544 473 61
1000 4.9 4.3 0.95 5.16 4.49 515 448 67
1500 6.9 6.0 1.65 4.15 3.61 415 361 69
2000 8.2 7.1 2.85 2.86 2.49 286 248 72
2500 9.4 8.2 4.75 1.98 1.72 198 172 75
3000 12.9 11.2 6.35 2.02 1.76 202 176 76
3500 18.8 16.3 8.30 2.27 1.97 226 197 81
4000 26.6 23.1 10.20 2.60 2.26 260 226 84
4500 31.9 27.7 13.60 2.34 2.04 234 203 87
5000 37.3 32.4 18.35 2.03 1.77 203 176 88
5500 40.3 35.0 23.75 1.69 1.47 169 147 89
5950 43.1 37.4 29.80 1.44 1.26 144 125 91

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.