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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

Single 115 hp FourStroke

Boat:

Carolina Skiff - 218 DLV

Prop:

Laser II

115 hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 43.2 @ 6000
  • 69.5 @ 6000
  • 37.5 @ 6000
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 8.39
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 13.23
RPM Range Speed (MPH) Speed (KPH) Speed (KN) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (KM/L) Fuel (NM/L) Range (miles) Range (km) Range (nm) Sound (dBA)
1000 4.1 6.6 3.6 0.6 2.3 6.8 2.9 1.6 - - - -
2000 7.2 11.6 6.3 1.8 6.8 4.0 1.7 0.9 - - - -
3000 16.3 26.2 14.2 3.0 11.4 5.4 2.3 1.2 - - - -
3500 21.8 35.1 18.9 3.7 14.0 5.9 2.5 1.4 - - - -
4000 27.1 43.6 23.5 5.0 18.9 5.4 2.3 1.2 - - - -
4500 31.8 51.2 27.6 6.0 22.7 5.3 2.3 1.2 - - - -
5000 36.8 59.2 32.0 8.2 31.0 4.5 1.9 1.0 - - - -
5500 40.5 65.2 35.2 9.6 36.3 4.2 1.8 1.0 - - - -
5850 43.2 69.5 37.5 10.8 40.9 4.0 1.7 0.9 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2014-06-06
Test Conductor
  • C. Chapman / N. Nida
Wind Velocity
  • 5 - 10 MPH
  • 8 - 16 KPH
  • 4 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 30 gallons
  • 114 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 2753 lbs
  • 1249 kg

Engine Specifications

Number of Engines
  • Single
Engine
  • 115 hp FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 115 / 86
Engine type
  • 8-valve single overhead cam (SOHC)
  • Inline 4
Gearcase ratio
  • 2.07:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Carolina Skiff
Website
Boat Model
  • 218 DLV
Boat Type
  • Inshore Fishing
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 20 ft 10 in
  • 6.4 m
Beam
  • 8 ft
  • 2.4 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 150
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 30.0 gallons
  • 114 liters
Steering Type
  • Hydraulic
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1773 pounds
  • 804.2 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 1

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 899006A46
Mercury Name
  • Laser II
Material
  • Stainless Steel
Diameter / Pitch
  • 13.25 / 21.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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