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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

Single 115 hp Command Thrust FourStroke

Boat:

Carolina Skiff - 218 DLV

Prop:

Tempest® Plus

115 hp Command Thrust
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 47.2 @ 5850
  • 76.0 @ 5850
  • 41.0 @ 5850
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 7.02
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 10.99
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 4.3 6.9 3.7 0.6 2.3 7.2 3.1 1.7 - - - -
2000 7.4 11.9 6.4 1.8 6.8 4.1 1.7 0.9 - - - -
3000 21.2 34.1 18.4 3.0 11.4 7.1 3.0 1.6 - - - -
3500 26.4 42.5 22.9 3.8 14.4 6.9 2.9 1.6 - - - -
4000 32.3 52.0 28.1 5.2 19.7 6.2 2.6 1.4 - - - -
4500 36.7 59.1 31.9 6.5 24.6 5.6 2.4 1.3 - - - -
5000 41.2 66.3 35.8 7.9 29.9 5.2 2.2 1.2 - - - -
5500 44.5 71.6 38.7 9.2 34.8 4.8 2.0 1.1 - - - -
5850 47.2 76.0 41.0 10.5 39.7 4.5 1.9 1.0 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2014-06-09
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 Command Thrust FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 115 / 86
Engine type
  • 8-valve single overhead cam (SOHC)
  • Inline 4
Gearcase ratio
  • 2.38:1

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
  • 825864A47
Mercury Name
  • Tempest® Plus
Material
  • Stainless Steel
Diameter / Pitch
  • 14.625 / 23.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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