Sun Tracker  - Party Barge 254 XP3 (2013-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 300-hp Mercury Verado 300
Time To Plane 3.3 sec.
0 to 30 8.1 sec.
Test Power 1 x 300-hp Mercury Verado 300
Transmission N/A
Ratio N/A
Props 13.75x16 enertia
Load 2 persons, 12/25 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 78 deg., 68 humid, wind: 0-5 mph, seas: calm
Elevation 922

Specifications
Length Overall 27' 5''
8.36 m
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Draft N/A
Dry Weight 3,300 lbs.
1496.85 kg
Tested Weight 4,457 lbs.
2,022 kg
Fuel Capacity 35 gal.
132.49 L
Water Capacity N/A
Bridge Clearance N/A
Deadrise/Transom N/A
Max Headroom Open
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Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 300-hp Mercury Verado 300
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
600 3.2 2.8 0.5 6.4 5.6 202 175 47
1000 5.1 4.4 1.1 4.6 4.0 146 127 61
1500 6.8 5.9 1.8 3.9 3.4 122 106 65
2000 9.6 8.3 2.8 3.4 3.0 108 94 77
2500 14.7 12.8 3.8 3.9 3.4 123 107 79
3000 19.5 16.9 5.7 3.4 3.0 108 94 78
3500 24.2 21.0 8.2 3.0 2.6 93 81 78
4000 28.3 24.6 10.3 2.8 2.4 87 75 81
4500 33.9 29.4 13.1 2.6 2.3 82 71 82
5000 39.4 34.2 17.2 2.3 2.0 72 63 87
5500 44.2 38.4 22.4 2.0 1.7 62 54 91
6000 48.2 41.9 29.3 1.6 1.4 52 45 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.