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2001dauntless posted 03-16-2003 12:35 AM ET (US)   Profile for 2001dauntless   Send Email to 2001dauntless  
[The author has a 2001 18-Dauntless with a 135-HP Optimax (15.5 X 17 SS prop), and he seeks infor on speed at cruise and wide open, as well as fuel economy numbers.]
Dick posted 03-16-2003 01:39 PM ET (US)     Profile for Dick  Send Email to Dick     
The Whaler performance sheet I have shows the following.
49.7 mph @ 5600 rpm
0-30 mph 5.18 sec
sec to plane 3.88
prop used Merc 14 1/2X19 Mirage Plus
No load weight is listed


jimh posted 03-16-2003 04:15 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
You might give some thought to reading the comments contained in the article which discusses the 18-DAUNTLESS model. (Article updated in the last ten days.

Please note that I was able to locate that article because it had a TOPIC line that contained information about the subject. As I mentioned to your earlier, posting an article with the subject "information on boat" is highly NOT RECOMMENDED. Virtually all of the articles on this website contain information about boats. [Changed TOPIC]

Perry posted 03-16-2003 04:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for Perry  Send Email to Perry     
According to BW the performance data for 2002 Dauntless 180 with 135 Optimax:
43.6 mph @5500 rpm
0-30 mph in 5.6 sec.
time to plane in 3.9 sec
prop is 15 1/2X17 P Mirage
Fuel use will depend on how you plan on using the boat
jimh posted 03-20-2003 11:22 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
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