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Michael Dougan

1800 RPM is the speed my boat's PO recommended as top cruising speed... at that RPM I can get between 5 and 6 knots with my Volvo MD11C. So, with the same hull and same RPM you should be able to do as well... I have a fixed three bladed prop, but don't know what the pitch is.

As an aside, my boat's PO put in an oversized heat exchanger and I always run under 200 degrees (assuming my temp guage is working!).

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