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Boston Whaler 160 Super Sport (2019-)

1 x 90-hp Mercury 4-stroke



Brief Summary

Boston Whaler is reintroducing the 160 Super Sport with a new hull design, more comfortable seating, and a host of other options. Still unsinkable, simple, and safe enough to let the kids take her out alone near shore, the boat is rated for six passengers.

Key Features

  • Single Mercury 4-stroke outboard
  • Side console helm
  • European certification C
  • Foam-filled – unsinkable
  • Twin swim platforms
  • Four seating configurations to choose from

Test Results

RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG STAT. MILE NM dBa
700 2.6 2.2 0.4 6.4 5.5 75 64.9 N/A
1000 3.5 3 0.6 5.8 5.1 68 59.3 N/A
1500 6 5.2 1.3 4.8 4.2 56 48.8 N/A
2000 7.3 6.3 1.6 4.5 3.9 53 46.1 N/A
2500 8.5 7.4 2.1 4.1 3.6 49 42.2 N/A
3000 13.3 11.5 2.7 4.9 4.3 57 49.9 N/A
3500 22.3 19.3 3.3 6.7 5.9 79 68.6 N/A
4000 26 22.6 4.1 6.3 5.5 74 64.5 N/A
4500 30 26.1 5.8 5.2 4.5 61 52.6 N/A
5000 32.5 28.3 7.3 4.5 3.9 52 45.3 N/A
5500 37.3 32.4 8.7 4.3 3.7 50 43.8 N/A
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Specifications

Length Overall 17' 5'' / 5.31 m
Beam 6' 10''
2.08 m
Dry Weight 1,060 lbs.
481 kg
Tested Weight 1,917 lbs.
870 kg
Draft 10''
0.25 m
Deadrise/Transom 15-deg.
Max Headroom open
Bridge Clearance 6' 3''
1.91 m (max)
Weight Capacity 1,529 lbs.
694 kg
Person Capacity 6
Fuel Capacity 13 gal.
49 L
Water Capacity N/A
Total Weight 1,917 lbs.
870 kg

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Acceleration Times & Conditions

Time to Plane 3.4 sec.
0 to 30 5.3 sec. (0to20)
Ratio N/A
Props 13.5 x 15 Spitfire
Load 2 persons, full fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 65 deg., 45 humid; 15-20 mph; seas: 1' chop

Engine Options

Tested Engine 1 x 90-hp Mercury 4-stroke
Std. Power 1 x 75-hp Mercury ELPT EFI 4-stroke Black engine
Opt. Power 1 x 90-hp Mercury ELPT EFI 4-stroke Black engine

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