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post #10 of Old 05-22-2018
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Re: How important is fuel capacity?

Originally Posted by celenoglu View Post
For circumnavigation you should be able to motor at least 25% of the distance. It is better to assume 30%.
So motoring for about 8,000 miles

Assume 1 gph

That is 1,333 gallons.

Anyone know of a sub 50 ft sailboat with that sort of tankage?

BTW I have a 44 ft sailboat with a typical 70 gallon tank. 1,333 is just ludicrous.
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