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Vasco
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Re: Is it time to boycott the Bahamas?

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Originally Posted by rikhall View Post
And yet, one fill up of diesel on a MegaYacht would create more revenue that twenty 35 foot cruising boats would produce in a year!

270' O'mega Yacht - fuel 200,000 litres
135' megayatch - fuel 37,854 litres
even the little 112 ' megayacht carries 20,763 litres

At a buck and a half a litre that is no small change.

I guess it is all relative.
Most mega yachts fuel up where it's cheapest, and that's not in the Bahamas. Mega yacht skipper in Nassau told me it's worth their time and fuel to return to the States to fuel up.

Rick I
Toronto in summer, Bahamas in winter.

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