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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

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 / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 4.3 / 3.7 6.9 / 3.7 0.6 2.3 7.2 32.7
2000 7.4 / 6.4 11.9 / 6.4 1.8 6.8 4.1 57.4
3000 21.2 / 18.4 34.1 / 18.4 3.0 11.4 7.1 33.1
3500 26.4 / 22.9 42.5 / 22.9 3.8 14.4 6.9 34.1
4000 32.3 / 28.1 52.0 / 28.1 5.2 19.7 6.2 37.9
4500 36.7 / 31.9 59.1 / 31.9 6.5 24.6 5.6 42.0
5000 41.2 / 35.8 66.3 / 35.8 7.9 29.9 5.2 45.2
5500 44.5 / 38.7 71.6 / 38.7 9.2 34.8 4.8 49.0
5850 47.2 / 41.0 76.0 / 41.0 10.5 39.7 4.5 52.3

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

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

Engine
  • 115 hp Command Thrust FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 115 / 84.6
Engine type
  • Inline 4
Gearcase ratio
  • 2.38:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Carolina Skiff
Website
Boat Model
  • 218 DLV
Boat Type
  • Skiff
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
Pitch
  • 23.0
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