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Old 13 May 2014, 14:24   #301
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Hi
I am just wondering about joining this trip but can anyone who did it last year tell me the approx distance around the island.

I have only owned this boat for two weeks so just trying to calculate the fuel consumption/range on the tank.

Or if anyone has a 6.4m (ish) RIB with a 140hp 4 stroke tell me how much fuel they burnt.

Thanks.
Its approx 60Nm to circumnavigate IoW
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Old 13 May 2014, 15:41   #302
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Its approx 60Nm to circumnavigate IoW
Thanks Steco. I was reckoning on about 65 miles.
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Old 13 May 2014, 16:28   #303
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Its approx 60Nm to circumnavigate IoW
Yep
Just don't forget the miles getting to/from rendezvous and departure points
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Old 13 May 2014, 16:54   #304
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Yep, there is a measuring tool that you can set to nm on google earth
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Hi

I am just wondering about joining this trip but can anyone who did it last year tell me the approx distance around the island.



I have only owned this boat for two weeks so just trying to calculate the fuel consumption/range on the tank.



Or if anyone has a 6.4m (ish) RIB with a 140hp 4 stroke tell me how much fuel they burnt.



Thanks.

Boat per profile 60 ish litres but it was flat last year.
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