Harbercraft held the first Canadian uncrating of Mercury Marine's next generation CARB 3-Star compliant 200-horsepower OptiMax Sport Jet engine at the WestWinn Center of Excellence in Vernon, BC, last week.
According to Mark Delaney, WestWinn Director Sales and Marketing, Harbercraft dealers across Canada will begin to receive 2011 Harbercraft and Jetcraft models equipped with the CARB 3-Star in approximately six weeks.
The engine, which replaces the CARB 2-Star, features Mercury's two-stage Direct Injection fuel system.
OptiMax Sport Jet 200 HP
HP/Kw @ Prop: 200 / 147
Full throttle RPM: 5150-5650
Cylinder Configuration: V-6 (60 degree vee)
Displacement (L / CID): 153 / 2507
Bore and Stroke (in / mm): 3.50 x 2.65in / 89 x 67mm
Fuel System: 2-stage Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)
Cooling System: Self-draining
Starting: Computer-controlled, electric with auto-primer and turn-key
Gearcase Ratio: 1.25:1
Gear Shift: F-N-R with high-thrust dual outlet reverse gate
Gearcase Options: Jet
Trim System: Adjustable Plate
Exhaust System: Tuned through-transom with dual mufflers, 3-inch outlets
Dry Weight: 367lbs / 166kg
Pump Type: Mixed flow / high volume
Impeller Type: 4-blade progressive pitch stainless steel