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Old 08-27-2015, 08:41 PM   #6
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I am guessing the house boat is a planning hull and at 10 or so knots is really sucking the fuel..especially if loaded down.

The Bayliner may be a little to the semi-displacement side of shapes and much more efficient in the 10 knot range.

Had he ran at 8 or 20+ knots the numbers may have been closer..but a badly fouled hull and gear throw everything off.

All a wild guess..but....
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