Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 12-08-2011, 11:30   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Gloucester, MA
Boat: CS 36t
Posts: 387
Re: Fuel Consumption

45 gph is totally normal for some of thelarger private power yachts and even the larger sportsfishermen. It is appalling but it isn't unusual.

klem is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2011, 11:39   #17
Senior Cruiser
Cheechako's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Skagit City, WA
Posts: 17,192
Re: Fuel Consumption

yeah, even dual 250 hp outboards burn about 18 GPH, but they get you there at 40 mph!

"I spent most of my money on Booze, Broads and Boats. The rest I wasted" - Elmore Leonard

Cheechako is offline   Reply With Quote

consumption, fuel

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
52 Jefferson Speed and Fuel Consumption Harbourage Powered Boats 6 19-08-2011 06:07
Converting Water to Fuel Don1500 Liveaboard's Forum 12 05-08-2011 18:55
Fuel Filter / Polishing Setup steve_roach Engines and Propulsion Systems 2 02-08-2011 06:55
Carb J tube issues drip fuel when engine running fast sdowney717 Engines and Propulsion Systems 0 11-07-2011 10:35
E85 Fuel vs Other Fuel handcrafted Challenges 8 10-07-2011 10:27

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:31.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.