INNOVATION

The product of constant innovation and refinement for more than 50 years, Yamaha continues to deliver the most reliable and highest performing watercraft on the water. Take a closer look at how this commitment sets Yamaha apart.

YAMAHA’s 1.8L ENGINE IS THE BENCHMARK
FOR PERFORMANCE AND RELIABILITY
IN THE MARINE INDUSTRY

Yamaha purpose builds its 1.8L
SHO engine for its high performance Boats. This engine is designed from the ground up to provide the highest levels of performance while maximizing fuel efficiency, durability and reliability.

YAMAHA’S 21-FOOT And 24-Foot BOATS ARE QUICKER THAN THE COMPETITION

Yamaha’s 21-foot boats out-accelerate the competition 0-30 mph, in some cases reaching 30 mph in half the time of competitive stern drive boats. Yamaha boats reach plane in a mere 2.7 seconds while some competitive boats can take up to twice as long.

  • 21-Foot
  • 24-Foot
  0 – 30 mph Time to Plane
Yamaha SX210: 6.0 sec 2.7 sec
Chaparral® (270hp Volvo 5.0): 8.5 sec 3.7 sec
Cobalt 200® (4.3L MerCruiser)*: 10.4 sec 3.2 sec
Sea-Ray® 205 Sport (220-hp, MerCruiser 4.3L): 6.9 sec 3.8 sec
Rinker 216 Captiva (220hp MerCruiser 4.3L): 12.3 sec 5.4 sec

Source (data collected at the time of publication): Manufacturer’s websites, BoatTEST.com®, 2013

Speed and performance varies depending on a number of factors including on board weight, maintenance and water conditions. This comparison is based upon current information at the time of release. Yamaha is not responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies information obtained from other sources.

  0 – 30 mph Time to Plane
Yamaha 242 Limited S (twin 1.8L engines): 4.3 sec 2.6 sec
Supra® (5.7L 325hp)*: 6.5 sec Not Published
Glastron® GLS 235: 8.6 sec 3.8 sec
Mastercraft® X-35 (400 hp Vortec LY6 H0): 7.4 sec 4.5 sec
Malibu® Wakesetter 23 LSV: 5.8 sec 3.3 sec
Sea-Ray® 240 Bowrider: 5.7 sec 3.3 sec

Source (data collected at the time of publication): Manufacturer’s websites, BoatTEST.com®, 2013

Speed and performance varies depending on a number of factors including on board weight, maintenance and water conditions. This comparison is based upon current information at the time of release. Yamaha is not responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies information obtained from other sources.