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Boat House Bulletin Review

A Factual Report From Mercury Marine
Engine:

Single 25 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Apex - Gillgetter 715 Fishmaster

Prop:

Black Max®

25 hp EFI
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (KM/L@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 8.3 @ 7
  • 3.5 @ 7
  • 1.9 @ 7
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 16.0 @ 5678
  • 25.7 @ 5678
  • 13.9 @ 5678
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 2.0 3.2 1.7 0.1 0.5 15.4 6.5 3.5 - - - -
2000 4.0 6.4 3.5 0.3 1.1 13.8 5.9 3.2 - - - -
3000 6.0 9.7 5.2 0.6 2.3 10.0 4.3 2.3 - - - -
3500 7.0 11.3 6.1 0.8 3.2 8.3 3.5 1.9 - - - -
4000 8.0 12.9 7.0 1.1 4.2 7.3 3.1 1.7 - - - -
4500 10.0 16.1 8.7 1.5 5.6 6.8 2.9 1.6 - - - -
5000 13.0 20.9 11.3 1.8 6.7 7.3 3.1 1.7 - - - -
5500 15.0 24.1 13.0 2.3 8.5 6.7 2.8 1.5 - - - -
5678 16.0 25.7 13.9 2.4 9.1 6.7 2.8 1.5 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2012-09-25
Test Conductor
  • N/A
Elevation
  • 800 ft
  • 244 m
Air Temperature
  • 72 °F
  • 22 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 5 MPH
  • 0 - 8 KPH
  • 0 - 4 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 3 gallons
  • 12 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 1150 lbs
  • 522 kg

Engine Specifications

Number of Engines
  • Single
Engine
  • 25 hp EFI FourStroke
HP / kW
  • 25 / 18.6
Engine type
  • Inline 3
Gearcase ratio
  • 1.92:1

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Apex
Website
Boat Model
  • Gillgetter 715 Fishmaster
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 15 ft 4 in
  • 4.7 m
Beam
  • 7 ft 5.5 in
  • 2.3 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 30
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 6.6 gallons
  • 25 liters
Steering Type
  • Cable
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1150 pounds
  • 521.6 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 3

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 896890A10
Mercury Name
  • Black Max®
Material
  • Mercalloy
Diameter / Pitch
  • 10.0 / 8.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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