How fast does a Bayliner 245 go?
Checked against a GPS, top speed was 33.4 knots at 5000rpm with four adults aboard. Between 3250 and 4250rpm, the MerCruiser V8 loped along effortlessly at cruising speeds between the high teens and late twenties.
Are Bayliner boats junk?
Bayliner makes boats that are good for beginners. They have had many problems in the past, mostly related to the quality of the construction materials and process. More recent models have been manufactured to a higher standard. They are still at the low end of the market in terms of quality.
Is 80 mph fast for a boat?
While 80 mph isn’t “fast” by performance-boat standards, it’s fast enough given the superior versatility they offer over their catamaran and V-bottom counterparts.