Looking at a 16 foot smokercraft side council. How fast should this boat go with a 40 horse motor on it?
I thought the fomula was justjpollman said:I had a 16 foot aluminum side console with an Evinrude 40 on it. She planed real easy and moved along pretty well. I had it out one time and she was running at 29 mph per the GPS. Not blazing speed but plenty for a fishing boat IMO.
Yeah , but we still usually catch fEEsH , eH Mikey???waterfoul said:My 17 tracker with 40 hp Mariner will do 31 mph with me and my gear in it (that's with 3 batteries and full 6 gallon fuel can). Add SFW1960 and his gear and I only get 28.5 mph!! Man he brings a lot of gear fishing! LOL!!!