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Re: I'll start here ......
If your actually going to move this boat I would consider another.
GAS motors burn thru fuel and no you cant run one engine to double the range.
This is a flat water boat. It is meant to sit at a dock and move only once in a great while.
Personally I would not sit on 300 gallons of gas day in and day out.
Find a diesel boat. 130 hp single engine TRAWLER...Dispalcement or Semi Displacement hull at worst. You will steam in comfort day in and day out and can go anywhere without issue. Around a gallon or 2 an hour.
Now if you are not going to actually move the boat then it wont make any difference.
But $500 a day steaming in a Mainship with twin gas motors might be out of your reach money wise...or not.
As for range on such a boat...figure 0.8 miles per gallon times 310*.8 (reserve)*0.8 gives you about 190 miles is my guess. or about 6.3 us dollars per mile.
Last edited by ParadiseParrot; 09-10-2012 at 10:02 PM.