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Old 27 February 2006, 08:24   #11
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Here you go Howard... nicely matched pair of engines... http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/4-5-MERCURY-BO...QQcmdZViewItem
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Old 02 March 2006, 20:33   #12
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Thought i'd update the thread.

I had to bring my boat back to warsash on one engine from Southampton (where Stuart kindly looked after my boat for a few days while its been poorly - gearbox )

Bringing it back on one engine was fun slowly making progress on one engine - 10 knots max before the engine start cavitating and over revving - when I realised that the engine I had off was still dragging in the water ... so I brought it up out of the water to the top of the tilt, and picked up speed....

so I played around, got the boat on the plane, and managed to get 25 knots out of it! better than my previous record of 19 on single engine

Also, I noticed is that at 25 knots it used 35 l/hr of petrol, so will have to check what the consumption is when I get the other engine sorted... I have a feeling it will be more..... ill get back with the results
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