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Old 11-10-2017, 07:39 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by AusCan View Post
I have no doubt that it may work well when clean, but I'm guessing it would foul up fairly quickly losing all of the efficiency gains, especially on a full displacement boat.

It could be protected with Propspeed or something similar, but since it isn't fast moving like a prop, it would still get a buildup and need regular cleaning.

The 2 year payback on investment, may apply to a large frieghter, but not most pleasure boats.


Agreed, moreover 10% saving on something eating 1 ton per hour is interesting, on 2 gal per hour, a bit less.

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