"Silver-Rod-O"

"Silver-Rod-O" is a 45' open bulkhead sportfisherman that was also built for light tackle fishing. It is probably one of our more maneuverable boats. This boat will do a 360 degree turn in 15 seconds with 550 gallons of fuel and eight people aboard. The following are some other performance figures based on 900 gallons of fuel which is the total capacity of all the tanks:

RPM

% of Power

Knots

Gal/Hr

Range

Miles/Gal

Gal/Mile

 
 

700

19

7.1

2.8

2282

2.5

0.39

 

800

28

8.1

4.0

1823

2.0

0.49

 

900

33

8.9

5.6

1430

1.6

0.63

 

1000

35

9.5

7.8

1096

1.2

0.82

 

1100

40

10.1

10.0

909

1.0

0.99

 

1200

51

10.6

13.8

691

0.8

1.30

 

1300

52

11.8

16.8

632

0.7

1.42

 

1400

51

13.9

20.0

626

0.7

1.44

 

1500

53

15.7

22.8

620

0.7

1.45

 

1600

52

17.8

25.4

631

0.7

1.43

 

1700

58

19.4

30.0

582

0.6

1.55

 

1800

62

21.8

33.6

584

0.6

1.54

 

1900

68

23.5

36.0

588

0.7

1.53

2000

71

25.3

39.6

575

0.6

1.57

2350

98

30.5

56.0

490

0.5

1.84

Ready to go fishing!

It is an excellent performer!

 

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