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Old 20 October 2010, 09:19   #61
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That's amazing fuel usage-better than 1 mile/litre per engine! (I know this as I guessed you'd be doing around a mile per litre per engine as that's what Nauti's 900 Baltic did on 2x275 verados )
The engines were/are an aboslute dream. I think we managed to get it down to 51L used on one trip - trimmed to perfection on a flat sea - about 26 miles ish and that includes running up at 40+ knots for between 5 & 10 minutes and all the accelaration from rest to a 25-30kn cruise.

Clearly the other end of the spectrum with the boat heavy was .. how canI say ....more .....

Come on Polwart - get down here and If I still have the Shearwater you can have a go in that too.. I can take you to the IOW to see the family ?? Either that or the little Avon - best not mention those though ...
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Old 20 October 2010, 09:22   #62
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I meant the one's that aren't bringing RIBnet into Disrepute by starting renaults, I mean, rows in the Bilges
You never know when a renault, i mean row, will start!
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