Performance Bulletin


Engine: Yamaha VF225LA
Boat: Bass Cat® Puma FTD®
Configuration: Single
Test Date: 29-Oct-2009
Bass Cat® Puma FTD®

Performance Bulletin

27 - Bass Cat® Puma FTD®

Bass Cat® Puma FTD®

Length 20' 4"
Beam 7' 10"
Dry Weight (Boat Mfr. Pub) 1,845 lbs
Maximum HP 300 hp
Fuel Capacity 52 gal
Weight as Tested 3,255 lbs

VF225LA

Horsepower 225 hp
Displacement 254 cu. in.
Weight (Estimated) 505 lbs
Gear Ratio 1.75

Engine Mounting Height

Mounting Hole Position #2 on Manual Jack Plate
Anti-Ventilation Plate Height 6 7/8" Above Bottom

Propeller(s)

Series VMAX® Series
Diameter x Pitch 15 1/4 x 25
Yamaha Part # 6CB-45972-20-00
Propeller Material Polished Stainless Steel

Test Conditions

Number of People 2
Air / Water Temperature (Fahrenheit) 63° F / 68° F
Elevation (in feet above sea level) 541'
Wind Velocity 0-5 MPH

Comments

Test weight includes 1/2 tank of fuel, three batteries, bow-mounted trolling motor, 3-bank battery charger, jack plate, safety and test equipment. Fuel consumption data gathered with Yamaha Command Link® fuel management system. Zero-to-30 speed data gathered with radar gun. Other speed data gathered with GPS receiver.

YPB#: PB_BCB_PumaFTD_VF225LA_10-29-09_BSS

27 - Bass Cat® Puma FTD®

Performance Bulletin


Engine: Yamaha VF225LA
Boat: Bass Cat® Puma FTD®
Configuration: Single
Test Date: 29-Oct-2009
VF225LA

Performance Data

RPM
MPH
GPH
MPG
1000 5.6 1.4 4
1500 7.1 2.9 2.45
2000 8 4.3 1.86
2500 21.3 4.7 4.53
3000 29.4 6.1 4.82
3500 35.5 8.7 4.08
4000 41.9 11.2 3.74
4500 51.6 13.4 3.85
5000 61.3 14.6 4.2
5500 68.8 18.7 3.68
6000 75.1 20.9 3.59

Seconds to Plane: 2.53
Seconds 0-30 MPH: 5.89

Notice To Consumer The information and data contained in this Performance Bulletin is approximate and subject to many different factors and variables. It is provided as a guideline only and should not be relied upon as representative of actual performance. Your boat’s performance may be different than the information contained in this Performance Bulletin due to various factors, including your boat’s actual weight, wind and water conditions, temperature, humidity, elevation, bottom paint, boat options affecting wind/water drag and/or boat weight, and operator ability. Please confirm the specifications and performance data on your specific boat/engine combination with your dealer prior to purchase. Please also keep in mind that the data contained in this Performance Bulletin may or may not have been performed using Yamaha PowerMatched components. Yamaha reserves the right to change the specifications and performance data of this Performance Bulletin or engine without notice. This document contains many of Yamaha’s valuable trademarks. It may also contain trademarks belonging to other companies. Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement.