# How fast will a 25 hp boat motor go?

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A 25hp Pontoon boat will not be very fast, with an expected maximum speed of between 5 and 10 mph. Most commercially accessible pontoon boats tend to average between 18 and 25 mph, although there are a few very quick production boats on the marketplace, plus some altered ones that have recently set world records.

## Is 25 hp outboard enough?

25 horse for that boat should be fine. Most people would go bigger when it comes to motors, but many management areas and duck areas, won’t allow anything larger than a 25 horse.

## Can you pull a tube with a 25 hp motor?

It’s possible to tow a tube with a 25 HP motor at slow speeds, however, any sudden turns and boat movements can cause the tube to pull and dictate the direction of the boat.

## How fast will a 20 hp outboard go?

How fast will a 20hp outboard go? – Quora. About 500 km/h if you drop it from high enough. The question is meaningless unless you specify what it is attached to, how much load, what size propeller you have etc. It depends on the size, weight, and type of the boat.

## How fast does a Mercury 25 hp go?

Class C, 30 July 2001: We put a New Mercury 25 hp with late model controls on it and it pushes the boat about 38 to 40 mph, which is pretty fast considering we fiberglassed and loaded it down with more epoxy than we really should have.

## What size motor should I put on my boat?

The rule of thumb is based on weight alone, and says you should have between 40 and 25 pounds of weight for each horsepower. For example, a 5,000-pound boat could have an engine with between 125 and 200 horsepower.

## How much horsepower does a boat need to pull a skier?

A boat should have a minimum of 70 horsepower to pull a skier. The size, weight and design of the boat will play a big part in how much horsepower you will need.

## How much HP does a boat need to pull a tube?

Tubing doesn’t require quite as much speed, and you can start to have fun at around 15 miles per hour. A pontoon boat with a 70 horsepower engine is plenty for tubing. At that level, you might be able to get up on skis too, but 90 HP will serve you much better.

## How fast should you pull a tube behind a boat?

You should pull a tube behind a boat at speeds between 8 miles an hour and 20 miles per hour. Lower speeds should be used for children and less than ideal conditions whereas the highest speeds can be utilized with older riders when there are few obstacles and deep water.

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## How fast does a 15hp boat motor go?

2 guys and gear takes it down to about 20 to 22 mph.

## How fast will a 40 hp outboard go?

A 40hp Pontoon boat with an average load of people can expect to reach speeds of around 10 – 15 mph. A lot depends on the size of the pontoon boat, how many people are on it, and the weather conditions.

25 hp – 155 lbs.

## How much fuel does a 25 hp outboard use?

And to be getting 10.4 mpg at wide-open is about as good as it gets, even in a boat this small. Another thing that’s as good as it gets: the engine’s weight. At 136 pounds, this is the lightest 25 horsepower outboard engine on the water today.

## How fast will a 35 hp outboard go?

1950’s Outboards Rule

and i run a 35 h.p. 1957 evinrude it runs about 25 mph. pushes it quite well.