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Re: yanmar idle speed
I usually put the engine on my boat (a Cal 2-27 with a 2gm20) in neutral about 100 to 150 feet from the slip and coast until I'm just about to turn into the slip. At that point I either give it a little blast in reverse (as I'm usually still going a tad too fast), or a little blast in forward (if I'm going too slow), and ghost into the slip. Idling all the way into the slip, as you seem to be finding, would be way too fast.
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