Boston Whaler  - 270 Dauntless (2013-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 2 x 200-hp Mercury Verado FourStroke L4 DTS
Time To Plane 3.3 sec.
0 to 30 8.7 sec.
Test Power 2 x 200-hp Mercury Verado FourStroke L4 DTS
Transmission N/A
Ratio N/A
Props 19'' Enertia 3-blade
Load 2 persons, Fuel: 1/2 full, Water: none, Gear: 50 lbs.
Climate Temp: 74 deg., Humid: 81%, Wind: 10-15, Seas: light chop

Specifications
Length Overall 27' 4''
8.33 m
Beam 9' 0''
2.74 m
Draft 17''
0.43 m
Dry Weight 4,800 lbs.
2,177 kg
Tested Weight 7,040 lbs.
3,193 kg
Fuel Capacity 152 gal.
575 L
Water Capacity 18 gal.
68 L
Bridge Clearance 9' 3''
2.82 m w/ hardtop
Deadrise/Transom 18 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 2 x 200-hp Mercury Verado FourStroke L4 DTS
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
670 3.4 3.0 0.7 4.9 4.2 656 570 66
1000 4.7 4.1 1.2 3.9 3.4 529 460 68
1500 6.9 6.0 2.0 3.4 3.0 62 402 73
2000 8.5 7.4 3.3 2.6 2.2 348 302 71
2500 10.4 9.0 5.4 1.9 1.7 260 226 77
3000 16.2 14.0 7.7 2.1 1.8 283 246 79
3500 23.2 20.2 8.5 2.7 2.4 368 320 83
4000 28.9 25.1 10.7 2.7 2.3 364 317 84
4500 34.5 30.0 14.2 2.4 2.1 328 285 86
5000 38.7 33.7 18.7 2.1 1.8 279 243 87
5500 52.9 37.3 25.5 1.7 1.5 227 197 87
6130 50.7 44.1 39.2 1.3 1.1 175 152 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.