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Boat House Bulletin Review

A Factual Report From Mercury Marine
Engine:

Single 25 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Apex - Gillgetter 715 Cruise DLX

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)
  • 7.8 @ 3000
  • 3.3 @ 3000
  • 1.8 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 15.3 @ 5600
  • 24.6 @ 5600
  • 13.3 @ 5600
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 2.3 3.7 2.0 0.1 0.5 17.7 7.5 4.1 - - - -
2000 3.8 6.1 3.3 0.3 1.2 12.3 5.2 2.8 - - - -
3000 5.7 9.2 5.0 0.7 2.8 7.8 3.3 1.8 - - - -
3500 6.8 10.9 5.9 0.9 3.4 7.6 3.2 1.7 - - - -
4000 7.4 11.9 6.4 1.3 4.8 5.9 2.5 1.4 - - - -
4500 9.8 15.8 8.5 1.7 6.4 5.8 2.5 1.3 - - - -
5000 12.0 19.3 10.4 1.8 6.9 6.6 2.8 1.5 - - - -
5500 15.1 24.3 13.1 2.3 8.8 6.5 2.8 1.5 - - - -
5600 15.3 24.6 13.3 2.5 9.3 6.2 2.6 1.4 - - - -

Performance Curve

GPH MPH MPG
LPH KPH KML
LPH KN NML

Test Conditions

Test Date
  • 2013-09-12
Test Conductor
  • PA/RS
Elevation
  • 831 ft
  • 253 m
Air Temperature
  • 74 °F
  • 23 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 10 MPH
  • 0 - 16 KPH
  • 0 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 5 gallons
  • 17 liters
Boat Weight as Tested
  • 1180 lbs
  • 535 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 Cruise DLX
Boat Type
  • Pontoon
Material
  • Aluminum
Length
  • 15 ft 4 in
  • 4.7 m
Beam
  • 7 ft 6 in
  • 2.3 m
Max HP Capacity
  • 30
Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 6.6 gallons
  • 25 liters
Steering Type
  • Mechanical
Dry Boat Weight
  • 1180 pounds
  • 535.2 kg
Mounting Bolt Hole
  • 2

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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