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Old January 9th 07, 04:12 AM posted to rec.boats.cruising
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Default 8.1L Crusader Fuel Consumption

On Mon, 08 Jan 2007 20:35:54 -0600, xorbit wrote:

In the context of this thread, Pascoe states that gas engines are not
appropriate for boats greater in length than the mid-30 foot range.


It's really more a matter of weight rather than length, somewhere
around 15,000 pounds or so. My old Bertram 33 sportfish at 21,000 lbs
was definitely over the line. It had twin 350 hp Crusaders and they
were not nearly enough power, and way too thirsty.