Originally Posted by T210DRVR
So far Iím seeing 7.5 to 7.7 knots at 1500 RPM with Lehman 120ís. I can get a bit over 8 knots at 1800 RPM but the engines seem happiest at 1500.
My 56,000 lb DeFever 44 with Lehman 120s goes about 7 knots at 1,600 RPM. Lasy year doing the Loop, we consumed 3.5 gallons per hour for all conditions, including generator time. That equates to 2 nautical MPH which I think is pretty good for a heavier boat.