Tidewater Boats 232 - BF250 Testing Data

6/25/2013 7:21:00 PM

Performance Criteria
BF250

Manufacturer: Tidewater Boats
Model: 232
Hull Type: Fiberglass CC
Test Date: 6/25/13
Mfg. Address: 120 Glassmaster Rd Lexington, SC 29072

Length: 23’
Beam: 8’ 10”
Weight: 3200 lbs
Max HP: 300 HP
Fuel Capacity: 103 gal.

Power: Single BF250

Horsepower: 250
Displacement: 3.6 L
Weight: 610 lbs.
Gear Ratio: 2:1
Mounting Height: 2nd
Prop (Material/Blades) SS 3 Blades
Prop Manufacturer Solas Lexor
Prop (Diameter/Pitch) 15 X 17”

Test Conditions

No. of People: 2
Fuel Load: 80 gal.
Total Weight: 4715 lbs
Air Temperature: 90
Test Conditions Calm
Elevation: Sea Level
Wind Velocity: 5-10 MPH

Data may vary due to changes in weather, elevation and load conditions. Speed data gathered by GPS receiver.

Test Data

RPM MPH GPH MPG
Idle 2.8 .5 5.5
1000 4.6 .9 5.1
2000 7.7 2.5 3.1
3000 16 4.5 3.5
4000 28.5 7.7 3.7
5000 37.5 14.1 2.7
6000 45 21.5 2.1
WOT 48.5 22.4 2.1

Time to Plane: 4.75 Seconds