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A Factual Report From Mercury Marine

Boat House Bulletin Review

Engine:

Single 8.2 MAG ECT Mercury® MerCruiser®

Boat:

Cruisers - 298

Prop:

Bravo Three®

8.2 MAG ECT
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 48.3 @ 4410
  • 77.7 @ 4410
  • 42.0 @ 4410
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 5.7
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 9.0
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 7.1 11.4 6.2 2.4 9.1 3.0 1.3 0.7 - - - -
2000 11.9 19.2 10.3 6.5 24.6 1.8 0.8 0.4 - - - -
3000 31.3 50.4 27.2 12.8 48.5 2.4 1.0 0.6 - - - -
3500 36.8 59.2 32.0 17.0 64.4 2.2 0.9 0.5 - - - -
4000 45.2 72.7 39.3 25.2 95.4 1.8 0.8 0.4 - - - -
4410 48.3 77.7 42.0 29.1 110.2 1.7 0.7 0.4 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-02-12
Test Conductor
  • JL / BW
Air Temperature
  • 83 °F
  • 28 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 15 MPH
  • 24 KPH
  • 13 kts
Water Type
  • Salt
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 68 gallons
  • 257 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 6285 lbs
  • 2851 kg

Engine Specifications

Number of Engines
  • Single
Engine
  • 8.2 MAG ECT Mercury® MerCruiser®
HP / kW
  • 380 / 283

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Cruisers
Website
Boat Model
  • 298
Boat Type
  • Runabout - open bow
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 29 ft
  • 8.8 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 6 in
  • 2.6 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 430
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 68.0 gallons
  • 257 liters
Dry Boat Weight
  • 6285 pounds
  • 2850.8 kg

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 8M8022440
Mercury Name
  • Bravo Three®
Material
  • Stainless Steel
Diameter / Pitch
  • 15.25 / 26.0
Number of Blades
  • 4
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