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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

300 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®

Boat:

South Bay - 524 RS

Prop:

Enertia®

300 hp Pro FourStroke
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/100km@RPM)
  • 3.2 @ 3500
  • 73.5 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 48.4 @ 6130
  • 42.1 @ 6130
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 32 kts (seconds)
  • 6.05
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds) Acceleration 0 - 48 kts (seconds)
  • 8.9
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 1.0 3.8 4.5 52.3
2000 8.5 / 7.4 13.7 / 7.4 2.7 10.2 3.1 75.9
3000 12.5 / 10.9 20.1 / 10.9 5.4 20.4 2.3 102.3
3500 23.3 / 20.3 37.5 / 20.3 7.2 27.3 3.2 73.5
4000 29.2 / 25.4 47.0 / 25.4 9.7 36.7 3.0 78.4
4500 34.1 / 29.7 54.9 / 29.7 12.8 48.5 2.7 87.1
5000 38.6 / 33.6 62.1 / 33.6 16.2 61.3 2.4 98.0
5500 42.7 / 37.1 68.7 / 37.1 21.5 81.4 2.0 117.6
6000 46.6 / 40.5 75.0 / 40.5 28.0 106.0 1.7 138.4
6130 48.4 / 42.1 77.9 / 42.1 29.8 112.8 1.6 147.0

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH L/100km

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-06-19
Test Conductor
  • PA-GB-GC
Elevation
  • 801 ft
  • 244 m
Air Temperature
  • 75 °F
  • 24 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 5 MPH
  • 0 - 8 KPH
  • 0 - 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 40 gallons
  • 151 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 2860 lbs
  • 1297 kg

Engine Specifications

Engine
  • 300 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®
HP / kW
  • 300 / 224
Engine type
  • Inline 6
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.75:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • South Bay
Boat Model
  • 524 RS
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 25 ft 7 in
  • 7.8 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 6 in
  • 2.6 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 300
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 52.0 gallons
  • 197 liters
Steering Type
  • SeaStar Power Hydraulic
Dry Boat Weight
  • 2860 pounds
  • 1297.3 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 3

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 898992A46
Mercury Name
  • Enertia®
Pitch
  • 16.0
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