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Mate
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Registered: ‎01-23-2019

prop question for a 22' bluwave bay boat with a 250HO

I just got the boat and it is fitted with a rebel 22" pitch.  boat is running 5780 rpm at 63mph. Do these numbers sound right to the prop guys? anyone else running the rebel on a bay boat and could I benefit in switching to a raker? 

Captain
Posts: 388
Registered: ‎08-20-2017

Re: prop question for a 22' bluwave bay boat with a 250HO

As an Evinrude tech your numbers indicate that your boat has the correct prop.
My opinion is that the raker is best suited for bass boats that run up on the pad most of the time. The rebel is a better choice for all around performance on a bay boat.
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Admiral
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Registered: ‎07-14-2011

Re: prop question for a 22' bluwave bay boat with a 250HO

 

 

Running your numbers through a propeller slip calculator show that the propeller is operating efficiently for your application. That probably is the best all around prop for bay boat type of use where you may have to quickly get up on plane in shallow areas.

 

If you are only looking for top speed and not worrying about efficiency at cruise or quick acceleration in skinny water, a Raker combined with engine height experimentation may yield a few MPH more.

 

 

 


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