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Boat House Bulletin Review

A Factual Report From Mercury Marine
Engine:

Single 25 hp EFI FourStroke

Boat:

Apex - Gillgetter 715 F&C

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)
  • 9.4 @ 3000
  • 4.0 @ 3000
  • 2.2 @ 3000
Top Speed (MPH@RPM) Top Speed (KPH@RPM) Top Speed (kts@RPM)
  • 17.2 @ 5810
  • 27.7 @ 5810
  • 14.9 @ 5810
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 2.4 3.9 2.1 0.2 0.6 15.0 6.4 3.4 - - - -
2000 4.3 6.9 3.7 0.3 1.2 13.9 5.9 3.2 - - - -
3000 5.9 9.5 5.1 0.6 2.4 9.4 4.0 2.2 - - - -
3500 6.5 10.5 5.6 0.9 3.3 7.6 3.2 1.7 - - - -
4000 7.4 11.9 6.4 1.2 4.5 6.2 2.6 1.4 - - - -
4500 9.6 15.4 8.3 1.6 5.9 6.1 2.6 1.4 - - - -
5000 12.3 19.8 10.7 2.0 7.6 6.1 2.6 1.4 - - - -
5500 15.2 24.5 13.2 2.5 9.4 6.1 2.6 1.4 - - - -
5810 17.2 27.7 14.9 2.5 9.6 6.8 2.9 1.6 - - - -

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
  • 71 °F
  • 22 °C
Wind Velocity
  • 0 - 10 MPH
  • 0 - 16 KPH
  • 0 - 9 kts
Water Type
  • Fresh
Fuel Level at Testing
  • 5 gallons
  • 19 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 F&C
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
  • 1150 pounds
  • 521.6 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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