A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

150 hp OptiMax® & Pro XS™

Boat:

Caravelle - Razor 237

Prop:

Mirage® Plus

150 hp
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 4.1 @ 3500
  • 57.4 @ 3500
  • 0.9 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 43.5 @ 5500
  • 70.0 @ 5500
  • 37.8 @ 5500
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 5.3
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 8.7
RPM Range Speed (MPH / kts) Speed (KPH / kts) Fuel (GPH) Fuel (LPH) Fuel (MPG) Fuel (L/100km)
1000 4.5 / 3.9 7.2 / 3.9 0.6 2.3 7.5 31.4
2000 8.3 / 7.2 13.4 / 7.2 2.2 8.3 3.8 61.9
3000 13.5 / 11.7 21.7 / 11.7 4.4 16.7 3.1 75.9
3500 24.7 / 21.5 39.8 / 21.5 6.0 22.7 4.1 57.4
4000 28.7 / 24.9 46.2 / 24.9 7.9 29.9 3.6 65.3
4500 32.7 / 28.4 52.6 / 28.4 10.1 38.2 3.2 73.5
5000 38.5 / 33.5 62.0 / 33.5 13.4 50.7 2.9 81.1
5500 43.5 / 37.8 70.0 / 37.8 14.2 53.8 3.1 75.9

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-07-21
Test Conductor
  • BW/TC
Elevation
  • 310 ft
  • 94 m
Air Temperature
  • 77 °F
  • 25 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 5 MPH
  • 8 KPH
  • 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 36 gallons
  • 136 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 2800 lbs
  • 1270 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 150 hp OptiMax® & Pro XS™
HP / kW
  • 150 / 110
Engine type
  • V-6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.87:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Caravelle
Website
Boat Model
  • Razor 237
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 23 ft 3 in
  • 7.1 m
Beam
  • 20 ft
  • 6.1 m
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 36.0 gallons
  • 136 liters
Steering Type
  • Hydraulic
Dry Boat Weight
  • 2800 pounds
  • 1270.1 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 2

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 19838A46
Mercury Name
  • Mirage® Plus
Pitch
  • 15.0