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Boat House Bulletin Review

A Factual Report From Mercury Marine
Engine:

Single 300 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®

Boat:

Nitro - ZV 21

Prop:

Tempest® Plus

300 hp Pro FourStroke
Select Units:

Performance Summary

Best Fuel Economy (MPG@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (KM/L@RPM) Best Fuel Economy (L/nm@RPM)
  • 3.5 @ 4000
  • 1.5 @ 4000
  • 0.8 @ 4000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 58.9 @ 6115
  • 94.8 @ 6115
  • 51.2 @ 6115
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 8.46
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 5.3 8.5 4.6 1.1 4.2 4.8 2.0 1.1 - - - -
2000 8.3 13.4 7.2 4.2 15.9 2.0 0.9 0.5 - - - -
3000 24.0 38.6 20.9 7.0 26.5 3.4 1.4 0.8 - - - -
3500 32.0 51.5 27.8 9.8 37.1 3.3 1.4 0.8 - - - -
4000 38.2 61.5 33.2 10.9 41.3 3.5 1.5 0.8 - - - -
4500 44.2 71.1 38.4 15.6 59.1 2.8 1.2 0.6 - - - -
5000 46.4 74.7 40.3 17.0 64.4 2.7 1.1 0.6 - - - -
5500 51.9 83.5 45.1 21.8 82.5 2.4 1.0 0.6 - - - -
6000 57.0 91.7 49.5 29.0 109.8 2.0 0.9 0.5 - - - -
6115 58.9 94.8 51.2 29.8 112.8 2.0 0.9 0.5 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-11-14
Test Conductor
  • Mercury Marine
Air Temperature
  • 63 °F
  • 17 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 2 MPH
  • 3 KPH
  • 2 kts
Water Type
  • Salt
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 64 gallons
  • 242 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 3290 lbs
  • 1492 kg

Engine Specifications

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

Boat Specifications

Manufacturer
  • Nitro
Website
Boat Model
  • ZV 21
Boat Type
  • Bass
Material
  • Fiberglass
Length
  • 21 ft 7 in
  • 6.6 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 4 in
  • 2.5 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 350
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 64.0 gallons
  • 242 liters
Steering Type
  • Mercury Power Steering
Dry Boat Weight
  • 2900 pounds
  • 1315.4 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 1st hole on 3" setback

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 825862A47
Mercury Name
  • Tempest® Plus
Material
  • Stainless Steel
Diameter / Pitch
  • 14.625 / 21.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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