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SimonV
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Re: fuel consumption gas vs diesel

My Perkins 4.108 should burn about 2.5 l/h @2400 revs giving 6.5 knots. When trip planning, I use 3 l/h and a speed of 5 knots, and a max running time of 100 hrs. As I carry 420 litres, my workings should give me a decent safety net.

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