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Old 03 January 2013, 23:12   #41
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I used 130 L on the 100 nm trip round mull
Of course u have a double set up. I usually do 1ltr per mile

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Old 04 January 2013, 00:08   #42
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overall average not including running in or random canal trips 0.83L per nautical mile. (measured) - probably nearer 0.86L /nm if I nail the throttle, but that would involve further confirmation.

My original comments were closer to the truth than you probably gave credit... Ironic I'm still experimenting with an engine that is older than some of our forum members!

The thing with portable tanks- I'm running a triple setup!



it also strikes me that all this talk of fuel consumption & boat balance should probably be in another thread rather than hijacking Tony's cruise!
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Old 04 January 2013, 01:02   #43
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Yes your probably right but it start as a valid concern over the fuel needed for ERR.

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Camping - behind Highland Arts, 10 per pitch per night. Ground is 'hard' bring a thermarest or air bed. Toilets at harbour.
Fuel - we reckon on 100 nautical miles for around Jura. Petrol at Port Askaig is easier than Craighouse. If we ever have to add fuel at Craighouse we tie up at old Calmac pier. Get the fuel then lower each jerry can down using a rope. A bit tedious but saves the long carry. Smaller RIBs we just nose into the beach and deal with fuel at the shortest possible route to the pump - about 20m.

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thats us registered

after our last big trip (tobermory to inverkip) we will be bringing lots of jerry cans!

hope to see you there!!!
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thats us registered

after our last big trip (tobermory to inverkip) we will be bringing lots of jerry cans!

hope to see you there!!!
See you there Craig Rember the beer money if we have any left after buying fuel

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Think it's going to be a jerry can special for us!

Last time we got diesel on the west coast the credit card company phoned me!
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Just registered.
Will top up diesel at Craobh Haven on the way up.
Don't know anywhere else to top up with the good stuff, apart from Tommy Barbour at Oban.
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Just registered.
Will top up diesel at Craobh Haven on the way up.
Don't know anywhere else to top up with the good stuff, apart from Tommy Barbour at Oban.
Richard you can usually get diesel at Ghia,Craigjouse, Crinan, Ardfern ,C Haven & Melford Pier as well puffin Divers and Oban marina as usual a phone before passage just to check they have some is always a good measure! Great that you've registered look forward to meeting up again.
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Richard you can usually get diesel at Ghia,Craigjouse, Crinan, Ardfern ,C Haven & Melford Pier as well puffin Divers and Oban marina as usual a phone before passage just to check they have some is always a good measure! Great that you've registered look forward to meeting up again.
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Sorry omitted to add not all are at the quayside mainly Ghia and Craighouse.

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Thanks for the info Billy.
Look firward to seeing you again.
A little pint or two might be on the cards.
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Thanks for the info Billy.
Look firward to seeing you again.
A little pint or two might be on the cards.
No probs. thirsty work cruising you need to quench it well!
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Is the Microbrewery back up & running yet?
Unfortunately not!! Just have to bring your home brew Ralph

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50 parts petrol :1 part TCW3?

I'll just stick to what's at the bar!
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I'll just stick to what's at the bar!
And the last time I was at Ellenabeich and Easdale what was behind the bar was just fine and dandy!
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Funny this should come up in conversation just now as I'm bottling 40 pints of Mexican Cerveza tonight. I was planning a few for easdale camping.
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Funny this should come up in conversation just now as I'm bottling 40 pints of Mexican Cerveza tonight. I was planning a few for easdale camping.
Great party at your tent sat night to hell with Belnahu......... in the Sunday morning
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