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post #18 of Old 07-26-2019
steneck
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Re: Motoring RPM

I've found that my PSC 34 cruises best at 2000 RPM. I did an RPM speed curve in flat water. But then after a few years of records looked at RPM and fuel consumption. 2000 RPM gave me over 5 knots burning 2 hours on one gallon of diesel.

I'm sure there are as many takes on this as there are sailors...

Bob Steneck
PSC 34 Alaria
Christmas Cove, Maine
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