Continuing the long winters thought experiments and ponderings,
How much of the engines power is used when skiing?
So my engine can produce 350lbft between 2700rpm and 4700rpm with peak 370lbft @ around 4100rpm.
But that's maximum torque at maximum load typically with wide open throttle, does the loading on the boat ever cause the engine to generate it's maximum power (excluding full throttle power turns)? typically when I'm towing trick it's only doing say 2000rpm on a feather throttle, slalom obviously ups the rpm and throttle but not by that much.
So for example, what torque would be used to tow tricks, 36mph @ 12m, mens jump etc