Yamaha performance report for F200 / R23

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Yamaha performance report for F200 / R23

Postby tpfahy on Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:48 am

To mirror baz’s Post on the R27 OB, here is the official Yamaha report on the R23/F200. I have apparently been under performing at 4500rpm/24mph vs the sweet spot at 5000rpm/30mph. Just have to cruise faster. Racine forecast today is 25 degrees and an inch of snow. Reefpoint Marina reopens April 1. We are under 5 months. Celebration FL forecast is 82 degrees and sun. St Johns River for next winter.

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Re: Yamaha performance report for F200 / R23

Postby stwendl on Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:02 pm

The test did not specify if it was in saltwater or fresh and if there were any currents
Difference between RVers and Boaters:
RVers move until they reach water, Boaters move until they reach land.
Ranger Tug owners can do both :)
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Re: Yamaha performance report for F200 / R23

Postby jagizzi on Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:22 pm

Hmm, I'll have to check this out, but I have to admit that 30MPH is a bit too fast for my tastes. I have been there a couple of times and don't remember the MPG being higher than at 22/23 MPH, but we will see.

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Re: Yamaha performance report for F200 / R23

Postby baz on Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:32 pm

The difference in MPG between 4500/22 mph and 5000/30.4 mph is at best 0.3.

For the R-27/OB the Yamaha Perf graph shows for the F300

1) 4500/30.7 mph with 2.01 MPG
2) 2000/8.6 mph with 2.77 MPG

Personally, for best ride comfort with no more than a 1-foot chop I like the 4500/30.7 mph. The boat gets up onto full plane at around 18 mph.
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Re: Yamaha performance report for F200 / R23

Postby tjiann on Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:33 pm

Thanks for posting this! I generally cruise around the 22-25 mph range in my R23, getting up around 30 when the Bay is pretty calm. So, I guess I'm doing the best I can on gas mileage.
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