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Old 01-19-2015, 08:47 PM   #63
markpierce
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City: Vallejo CA
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Carquinez Coot
Vessel Model: penultimate Seahorse Marine Coot hull #6
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Every boat has a speed or more accurately put a speed range. Very narrow for FD boats and becoming wider as speed increases. ...
My normal cruising speed through water of 6.3 knots is not quite twice my idle speed of 3.2 knots (800 idle versus 1800 cruising RPM). Eleven-hundred RPM provides the five-statute-miles-per-hour "no-wake" speed. Maximum torque is at 1400, my minimum cruising setting.


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