Thank you so much for your involvement with the Owner's Club Forum! We hope you've gotten some great information and had the chance to interact with other owners on the current system.

Hoping for more speed…

PuddlePirate Member Posts: 3
I recently purchased a new 2023 Sweetwater 2086C Coastal Edition pontoon. The boat has factory installed lifting strakes. It is powered by a 90 horsepower Yamaha VMax SHO outboard motor. As 90 hp is the maximum horsepower allowable for this boat I was hoping to reach a reasonable cruising speed of 30 mph with two people on board and calm water. I had seen You Tube video of the same model boat and motor achieving 34 mph… Disappointingly I am not able to to get over 25 mph with a WOT. Is there anything that is reasonable in cost that can be done (prop, motor mounting hole adjustment) that would improve my speed?