# Best answer: How fast is a 4hp boat motor?

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A 14 foot boat designed as a planing hull might get up to 6 or 7 miles per hour. If it’s a four cycle motor it will be a heavy weight in the back end. Make sure the gas hose is long enough to place the tank way in the front.

## How fast does a 3hp boat motor go?

To give you a simple reference, a 3 hp electric outboard can push a 12 ft boat with 150 kg (331 lbs) load at a max speed of 9 km/h (5.6 mph). That’s to say the 3 hp outboard motor can provide more than sufficient propulsion for a 10 ft tender or work as an auxiliary power for a daysailer of up to 1.5 tonnes (3307 lbs).

## How fast can a 6 horsepower boat motor go?

400lb with a 15hp will run 24 mph.. for a 6 hp to reach 35 mph total weight is 135 lbs(boat motor fuel passengers)….

## How fast do outboard motors go?

But here it is… For every forty pounds of boat weight, you need one horsepower to motor along over smooth waters at 20 miles per hour. So for a 4,000-pound boat, that’s 100 horsepower for smooth, steady cruising.

## How fast will a 9.9 hp boat motor go?

Assuming this is a light 14′ utility boat and a standard 9.9, Mercury would recommend a 8.5 to 9.5 pitch prop for the OP’s application and predicts a top speed around 20 mph. In my experience with similar craft and outboards, this sounds very reasonable.

## How big of a boat will a 9.9 push?

A 9.9 outboard will push a 6500 pound Catalina 27′ sailboat at 6-7 knts.

## How fast will a 5 hp outboard go?

The 5hp engine will put you in the 10mph range, while the 7.50-10hp engines will push you 15+ mph.

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## How fast will a 7.5 hp outboard go?

A 7.5 should be around 10-12.

## How fast is a 15 hp boat motor?

Me and just the boat it will hit 32 mph on glass days. 2 guys and gear takes it down to about 20 to 22 mph.

## Is 1000 hours on a boat a lot?

The typical gasoline marine engine will run fine for the first 1,000 hours. It is at this juncture that the engine starts to exhibit small problems. If these small problems aren’t addressed, they can turn into major problems which may make the last 500 hours of life difficult to reach.

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## Which outboard motor is the most reliable?

So before you make any moves, be sure to check out these 10 best-of-the-best outboard engines.

• Suzuki DF25. Hour upon hour of testing has proven the reliability and easy starting of the DF25. …
• Yamaha F25. …
• Mercury 75/90/115. …
• Torqeedo Deep Blue. …
• Suzuki DF90. …
• Yamaha V-Max SHO 115. …
• Evinrude ETEC G2. …
• Yamaha F250.
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## How fast does a 25 hp boat motor go?

25 mph sounds about right, which is going at a decent clip.

## How fast will a 20 hp outboard go?

Speed wise…. 20mph*for the 9.8 and 25mph* for the 20 one up.