Mercury 150 hp OptiMax - Lowe FS 185

Test results published by Boating Life, May 2009

Media Format
Magazine
Rigged Boat Weight as tested (lbs)
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Air Temperature
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Water Temperature
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Wind Velocity
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Water Conditions
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Performance Summary

Top Speed (MPH@RPM)
48.2 @ 5800
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (sec)
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Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (sec)
5.7

Observations

 "Our test boat was fitted with the largest available outboard, a Mercury 150 OptiMax. This allowed us to reach speeds of nearly 50 mph and made for hole shots quick enough for the best skier in the neighborhood."

P.H.

Engine Specifications*

Engine
Horsepower
150
Cylinders
6
Recommended WOT RPM
5250 to 5750
Displacement
153 cid
Gear Ratio
1.87:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
Boat Model
FS 185
Material
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Console Type
-
Length
18' 3"
Beam
7' 11"
Dry Boat Weight (published lbs.)
2200
Max HP Capacity
150
Fuel tank capacity (gals)
38

Propeller Specifications

Propeller Name
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Diameter/ Pitch
14 1/2" x 19"

* - Mercury-supplied information

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This data was collected, determined and provided by a third-party person, company or association not affiliated with Mercury Marine. Because each test is conducted independently, data may differ from one test to another. Also, not all tests will include the same sets of data.