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Old 11-10-2019, 02:31 PM   #31
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GB is a semi-displacement hull and will plane with enough horsepower. The theoretical top-speed is infinite.

The difference is fuel burn. If it took 45 litres to get somewhere in 3 hours or 45 litres to get to the same place in one hour (sadly, its not linear) its the same thing...

The best GB42 I have seen had a single 6 cal Gardner that idled at 400 rpm and came with a drum of Brasso.
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