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Boat House Bulletin Review

A Factual Report From Mercury Marine
Engine:

Single 300 hp Pro FourStroke Verado®

Boat:

Smoker Craft - SLS 5

Prop:

Enertia®

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)
  • 2.8 @ 3500
  • 1.2 @ 3500
  • 0.6 @ 3500
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 45.1 @ 6110
  • 72.6 @ 6110
  • 39.2 @ 6110
Acceleration 0 - 20 MPH (seconds)
  • 5.95
Acceleration 0 - 30 MPH (seconds)
  • 9.06
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 5.0 8.0 4.3 1.0 3.8 5.0 2.1 1.1 - - - -
2000 8.7 14.0 7.6 2.5 9.5 3.5 1.5 0.8 - - - -
3000 16.9 27.2 14.7 5.1 19.3 3.3 1.4 0.8 - - - -
3500 20.5 33.0 17.8 7.4 28.0 2.8 1.2 0.6 - - - -
4000 24.3 39.1 21.1 10.3 39.0 2.4 1.0 0.6 - - - -
4500 29.7 47.8 25.8 12.9 48.8 2.3 1.0 0.5 - - - -
5000 35.0 56.3 30.4 16.5 62.5 2.1 0.9 0.5 - - - -
5500 39.7 63.9 34.5 21.7 82.1 1.8 0.8 0.4 - - - -
6000 44.8 72.1 38.9 29.0 109.8 1.5 0.6 0.3 - - - -
6110 45.1 72.6 39.2 29.4 111.3 1.5 0.6 0.3 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2015-08-03
Test Conductor
  • PA / DH
Elevation
  • 879 ft
  • 268 m
Air Temperature
  • 81 °F
  • 27 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 15 MPH
  • 24 KPH
  • 13 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 60 gallons
  • 227 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 5416 lbs
  • 2457 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
  • Smoker Craft
Website
Boat Model
  • SLS 5
Boat Type
  • Tritoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 26 ft 10 in
  • 8.2 m
Beam
  • 8 ft 6 in
  • 2.6 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 300
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 60.0 gallons
  • 227 liters
Steering Type
  • Power Hydraulic
Dry Boat Weight
  • 2471 pounds
  • 1120.8 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 3

Propeller Specifications

Part Number
  • 898990A46
Mercury Name
  • Enertia®
Material
  • X7 Alloy
Diameter / Pitch
  • 15.0 / 15.0
Number of Blades
  • 3
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