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).

## What is a 3HP outboard good for?

The 3HP outboards are widely used for **recreational fishing**. They usually drive a 3 to 5 meters RIB or aluminum-alloy fishing. The quiet nature of our electric Spirit 1.0 means it won’t disturb the fish.

## How fast is a 4hp outboard?

Superkarts can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) in less than 3 seconds with a top speed of **250 km/h (155 mph)**. Their low weight and good downforce make for excellent cornering and braking abilities.

## How fast does a 2 hp motor go?

Honda BF2 Four-Stroke ($920; www.honda-marine.com) power: 2 hp weight: 29 pounds top speed: **5.3 mph** noise at full throttle: 95 dB-A. The Honda BF2 employs a centrifugal clutch, which allows the engine to idle without moving the boat and automatically engages the prop as the RPM rises.

## How fast can a 5hp engine go?

It would do **around 67 mph** on the race course. It depends on the size, weight, and type of the boat. On a small dinghy, it will go way faster than is safe.

## How many horsepower is 50 lbs of thrust?

Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart

Pounds of Thrust (lbs) | Amps | Horsepower |
---|---|---|

40/45 | 42 | 0.5 |

50/55 | 50 | 0.6 |

70 | 42 | 1.01 |

80 | 56 | 1.35 |

## How much is 3 horsepower?

1 HP is approximately equal to 750 watts.

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How many watts is a 3hp motor?

Horsepower | Watts | Rounded Watts |
---|---|---|

3 hp | 2237.099616 W |
2237 Watts |

4 hp | 2982.799488 W | 2983 Watts |

## How fast will a 9.9 hp outboard 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**.

## How fast will a 15 hp outboard go?

I clocked my setup with gps at 28 mph with me and my gear. 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**.

## How fast will a 125 hp outboard go?

bassNspear. It will do over 40. should push **over 45 mph**, depending on gear and how many people you have in the boat.

## How many horsepower is a 35 lb thrust trolling motor?

So every 746 watts is roughly equivalent to 1 horsepower. Using this formula the popular Newport Vessels NV-Series 55lb Thrust Trolling Motor is rated as 624 watts at the highest forward speed and so 624/746 = 0.84 and would be roughly equivalent to a **0.84 horsepower** motor.

## Is 2.5 hp outboard enough?

The latest models of the 2.5HP outboards are the tiniest you can get. They’re the least expensive gasoline outboard you can buy. They’re **light enough to carry in one hand**. They’re simple enough to maintain and do most repairs with common tools.

## How fast does a 10 horsepower motor go?

View Full Version : 10 H.p. = **1.5 M.p.h.**

## How fast is a 126cc?

So, what is the top speed of a 125cc go-kart? 125cc karts typically reach **between 70mph and 80mph**.

## How many pounds of thrust does a 5 hp outboard motor have?

A 5 hp probably has somewhere near or **over 200 pounds** of thrust.