Re: Is 50 hp enough? The horsepower should be ok unless your trying to pull a very heavy inexperienced skier.
How much horsepower do you need to pull a skier?
How fast does a boat need to go to pull a skier?
20 miles per hour
How fast will a 50 hp Mercury go?
You have a couple options though. Change your prop(you will see a little increase) or max the hp(you will see more increase). It beats the heck out of rowing either way. I have a 16 foot boat with 50 hp 4 stroke Merc, and it tops out at about 30-35 mph depending on how much weight is in the boat.1 мая 2013 г.
How much horsepower do you need to pull a tube?
A: Although you could pull tubes with just about any size outboard, to be safe you would need at least a 90hp engine to satisfy the tubers in your family. The ideal engine would be a 115hp or 150hp engine if your family is big into water sports.
Is 50 hp enough for tubing?
The 50HP will definitely be enough to pull the kids on a tube. Tube speeds don’t have to be excessive, and since they float, it doesn’t take much power to get them gliding across the water.
Is 40 hp enough for tubing?
Your 40 hp 4 stroke will pull some smaller folks on tubes at about 18 mph, maybe 20 mph. If this is fast enough, go for it. Tubing, in general, especially for bigger folks and higher speeds generally take a bit more power. If you could get the 60 hp motor, you would get considerably better performance.
How fast can a 50 HP pontoon boat go?
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Will a 50 HP pontoon pull a tube?
As a general rule, you can pull a tube behind a pontoon as long as it has enough horsepower relative to the weight it is hauling. … Wakes generated from pontoon boats have less shape or depth than wakes created by ski boats, but the tube will still have potential to “whip” at high speed.
How fast should you go tubing?
The typical speed is between 20 and 25 mph. Your goal should be to make the ride fun and safe for your riders. Going too fast or driving dangerously can turn them off from water tubing.
How fast is a 40 hp outboard motor?
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).
How fast will a 75 hp outboard go?
Most outboards have a preferred powerband where they run at optimum efficiency and minimal fuel burn. Yep, that 75 hp might be able to push the boat to 32 mph, but that’s with the throttle jammed against the stops.
How fast will a 85 hp outboard go?
around 35-38 MPH
Will a 40 HP pontoon pull a tube?
While a 40 hp engine might be okay to push a pontoon boat around the lake for a leisurely ride, it’s not going to be strong enough to pull most skiers. … This size motor will give you plenty of speed for towing tubes, as well as pulling most skiers and wakeboarders too.
Will a 75 hp motor pull a skier?
A 75 hp motor will pull skiers no problem. The main thing would to have a second prop at least 2 pitchs lower to help give you more power to pull them up.
Can you ski behind a 70 hp motor?
Trim all the way in (down) should plane quickly unless weight distribution or engine issues (height, tune, etc). Properly rigged, unless you have a large boat and are already underpowered skiing shouldn’t be a problem with a engine that size.