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post #6 of Old 06-01-2007
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I'm with sailhog on this. 200 miles in perfect conditions.

A yanmar 2gm (15hp 2 cyl) would burn about half to three qtrs of a gallon per hour at WOT. Variables would include sea state, wind speed and direction along with boat characteristics. Depending on the boat, you can do anywhere from 5 to 7 knots WOT.

(WOT=wide open throttle)

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