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 Unique boat feature: Articulating Keel

YAMAHA’s internal propulsion system
is the leader in the industry

The heart and soul of these boats is Yamaha's industry-leading internal propulsion system. For more than 25 years, Yamaha engineers have developed this technology into the most reliable and fuel-efficient drivetrain on the water.

propulsion system

2015 Weight Comparison for YAMAHA’S 19-Foot, 21-FOOT And 24-Foot BOATS

The Yamaha Advantage: Because Yamaha boats weigh less than the competition, they are easier to tow with stronger performance, exceptional handling and better fuel efficiency. Overall, they are a better designed boat.

  • 19-Foot
  • 21-Foot
  • 24-Foot
  Weight Compared to Yamaha
2015 Yamaha SX190 2114 lbs
Sea Ray® 190 Sport
(220-hp MerCruiser® 4.3L)
2600 lbs +486 lbs
Stingray® 195 LS
(135-hp Volvo Penta® 3.0GL )
2580 lbs +466 lbs
Rinker® 196 Captiva®
(200-hp Volvo Penta® 4.3L)
3150 lbs +1036 lbs

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.

  Weight Compared to Yamaha
2015 Yamaha SX210 2875 lbs
Chaparral® H2O 21 Sport
(260-hp MerCruiser® 5.0L MPI)
3100 lbs +225 lbs
Sea Ray® 205 Sport
(220-hp Mercruiser® 4.3 Alpha 1)
3150 lbs +275 lbs

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.

  Weight Compared to Yamaha
Yamaha 242 Limited
(twin 1.8L engines)
3624 lbs
Sea Ray® 240 Sundeck®
(300-hp MerCruiser® 350 MAG)
4740 lbs +1116 lbs
Regal® 24 FasDeck® RX
(300-hp Volvo-Penta®)
4430 lbs +806 lbs
Cobalt® 24 SD
(320-hp Volvo® V8 320C)
4800 lbs +1176 lbs
Formula 240 Bowrider
(430-hp Mercruiser® 8.2 Mag)
5000 lbs +1376 lbs

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.

YAMAHA'S 21-foot & 24-foot boats are more fuel efficient than the competition

Yamaha's twin engines are more fuel efficient than the competition's single engines. Yamaha can save owners up to $1760 in fuel costs at 100 hours.

  • 21-Foot
  • 24-Foot
  Fuel Consumption (@30MPH) in Gallon per Hour (GPH) Extra cost at 100 hours at $4 a gallon
Yamaha SX210: 7.7 gph
Chaparral (270-hp Volvo 5.0): 8.2 gph + $200
Rinker 216 Captiva (220hp MerCruiser 4.3L): 8.8 gph +$440

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.

  Fuel Consumption (@30MPH) in Gallon per Hour (GPH) Extra cost at 100 hours at $4 a gallon
Yamaha 242 Limited S (twin 1.8L engines): 9.6 gph
Supra® 242 (5.7L 325hp)*: 14 gph +$1760
Glastron® GLS 235: 10.3 gph +$280
Mastercraft® X-35 (400hp Vortec LY6 H0) 12.8 gph +$1360
Malibu® Wakeseter 23 LSV 10.1 gph +$200
Sea Ray® 240 Bowrider: 11.0 gph +$560

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.