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Old 10 July 2012, 03:50   #1
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Trip looked awesome and was wondering since it was such a straight cruise what the different boat and outboard combinations used in terms of fuel.

Guess you did something just over 140Nm's but what was the average speed?

So come on, HOW much juice did you use?
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Old 10 July 2012, 06:58   #2
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Trip looked awesome and was wondering since it was such a straight cruise what the different boat and outboard combinations used in terms of fuel.

Guess you did something just over 140Nm's but what was the average speed?

So come on, HOW much juice did you use?
Speed there was around 20kn, return was 25kn. I used 120l each way. Hadd used much less, his etec is the special air burning version
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I did 80nm there (started from Menai Bridge) and used 90 ltrs.

150 hp 2-stroke Mariner, on a heavy 6.5 meter Osprey Viper Max.

Heavy due to the crew I had packing for a week away, plus 225 ltrs of fuel on board!

Although, I got rid of my anchor early doors in the trip, so that saved a bit of weight.
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Hadd used much less, his etec is the special air burning version
You musta gone to bed early Pikey - I was conned into signing a non-disclosure agreement at 0130hrs when I was a little "confused"...

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I used about 90ltrs each way 4up going & 3up coming back plus bags & fishing tackle
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I used 97 L on the way including the river trip probably same going back.
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I refuelled in Dun Laoghaire 75 litres, not sure what I used coming back as I havent refuelled yet
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I reckon those ponchos your mates had on used more fuel up.
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You musta gone to bed early Pikey - I was conned into signing a non-disclosure agreement at 0130hrs when I was a little "confused"...

I think we was all little "confused" at 0130 hrs willk one person couldn't find his room
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I reckon those ponchos your mates had on used more fuel up.
they only half had them on fifteen minutes out of the marina
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