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post #10 of Old 04-08-2008
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Originally Posted by camaraderie View Post
Jody...I can assure you that I motored appreciably aster at 3000 RPM's than at 2500...and at considerably higher cost in fuel. The tradeoff is an individual choice...and motoring on the ICW for 8 hours rather than 10 hours was often a good trade off for me. Doesn't matter much in and out of harbors buton long motoring days...that extra 1/2-1 knot can be quite important.
Hence why I stated the rpm value as generally speaking But good to know...and yes always a trade-off... I probably am more like you as time motoring is of the essence - when sailing - don't care

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