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Old 06-02-2018, 02:09 PM   #16
sdowney717
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City: Seaford Va on Poquoson River, VA
Country: United States
Vessel Name: Old Glory
Vessel Model: 1970 Egg Harbor 37 extended salon model
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 2,133
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Originally Posted by toocoys View Post
Shes got two 1965 Chris Craft 327F V8s in her with about 1150 hours each. Ive gotten her up to 22 knots on smooth water once but she didnt like it much! Shes a 15kts kinda gal. At a good 2500-2800 rpms we do 15-17ts and shes very very comfortable. Even in 3 chop shes quite smooth. Which is fitting because her hull is solid mahogany and 3/4 to a full inch thick fiberglass. She weighed in at nearly 14k pounds when they loaded her on the trailer and crossed state lines!
My 1970 Egg Harbor 37 weighs about 20,000 lbs.
According to a sales brochure from the company, boat is able to go 24 knots, cruise at 15. But I have never been able to do that. I am the fourth owner. I cruise around at a slow speed of 6 to 8 knots.
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