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Fuel Usage for Albin Vega equiped with diesel

Oct 30, 2019
13
I know it is a sailboat, but still need to know.

What has been the experience of Albin owners in regards to fuel burn
per hour and at what cursing speed was this rate?

thanks,
Keith
 
Oct 30, 2019
5
Hi!
As I´m new to this, other with more experience can have other results,
but when motoring my boat home I noticed following:
Enginge, Albin O22 gas engine, 0,4 lit/hour at a speed of 5 knots.

Cheers,
Tomas
 
Nov 19, 2005
9
During our last holiday we used our engine for about 25 hours at an average
of one liter (diesel or gasoil as you call it) per hour. Our average speed
at that time was between 4 and 6 knots.



Hope this helps.



Flor Oyen

Vega 566,



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Van: AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com [mailto:AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com] Namens
enigma.seti
Verzonden: dinsdag 15 augustus 2006 7:37
Aan: AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com
Onderwerp: [AlbinVega] Fuel Usage for Albin Vega equiped with diesel



I know it is a sailboat, but still need to know.

What has been the experience of Albin owners in regards to fuel burn
per hour and at what cursing speed was this rate?

thanks,
Keith
 
Oct 19, 2019
921
Albin Vega 27 Breakaway Limerick
I can't resist (see below): "cursing speed"!! Well named when engine is
giving trouble...

I do notice that when I run engine at full throttle - giving a speed in
flat water of about 6 knots, that consumption is very high. I haven't
quantified this yet.

Moral: keep revs down unless you are in a hurry..

John

Vega 1447 Breakaway

enigma.seti said in an email sent on 15/08/06 06:36 that:
 
Oct 31, 2019
562
My Vega V-257 is powered with a Yanmar 1GM10 Diesel and (at
calm sea) cruises at 6.5 m/h (5.7 knots/h), running at 3000
rpm and using about 1 US quart/h (0.95 liter/h)
Wilhelm, V-257
 
Oct 30, 2019
13
Thanks all for your feedback.

John, may I use the excuse that the keyboad letters never seem to
be in the same place twice? :)

huummm, but then maybe when a person is typing fast his real
thoughts tend to come to the surface unbidden.... :)

thanks,
keith
 
Nov 8, 2001
1,818
Hi All

Cruising revs you should get 1 litre per hour. Speed will be dependant
on conditions. Flats ea and no tides or winds should get 5 knots easily.
I have been down to a couple of knots when wind and tides conspire
against me!!

Cheers

Steve Birch (Technical)
 
Oct 30, 2019
58
Steve.



What size prop do you have on your Beta - Mine's a 12x8 but feel a 12x9
might be a better choice (I could be wrong), is there any one out there
with experience of this? A few weeks ago I motored at ~4.5-5 knots for
14 hours (not a breath of wind) on just over 10-12 litres of fuel.



Ray (Tortuga)



Ray Wilton

Ship and Field Support Manager

School of Ocean Science

University of Wales (Bangor)

Menai Bridge

Angelsey

LL59 5AB



Tel 01248 382614

Fax 01248 716367
 
Oct 31, 2019
19
I have a Yanmar 2GM with a 14 x 11 prop - Bit over powered but:



Full power at 7knts it uses 1.7 litres per hour



Cruising at 5 kts circa 2000 rpm it uses about .75 litre per hour



We cruise most of the time at 5 - 6 kts with ease. Recently came from
Alderney back to the needles, motoring into a nasty head wind the whole way
- Time taken 10hrs exactly - Distance just over 60 NM



Tim - Xiphion 1209



Tim Buckley

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From: AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com [mailto:AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Of WL
Sent: 15 August 2006 14:24
To: AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [AlbinVega] Fuel Usage for Albin Vega equiped with diesel



My Vega V-257 is powered with a Yanmar 1GM10 Diesel and (at
calm sea) cruises at 6.5 m/h (5.7 knots/h), running at 3000
rpm and using about 1 US quart/h (0.95 liter/h)
Wilhelm, V-257
 
Nov 8, 2001
1,818
Hi Ray

12x8 is just too small and 12x9 is just too big! Perfect would be a
12x8.5

I have a 12x8 and works great.

Concupmtion is good when at sensuible revs, if you hammer it then
consumption will rocket!

Cheers

Steve Birch (Technical)
 
Oct 31, 2019
562
I have a Yanmar 1GM10 with 13/8 3 blade prop and 261:1
gear.
At 3000 rpm I run about 6.5 mph (5.7 kts) with about .8
liter fuel consumption.
Wilhelm, V-257
 
Oct 31, 2019
19
Are you talking the Bank Holiday Weekend?



Might be able to meet Fri night, but have commitments Sat afternoon so would
have to leave at lunch.



Will call you



Tim



PS - Word of advice for anyone fitting a new mast to a VEGA. Fill the hole
that the wires go through. I didn't and now have to lift the mast again as
every time it rains water pours down below - New mast has the halyards etc
running inside, not like the original.



Tim Buckley

Shipshape Services Ltd.





Tel: 023 92 466 277

Fax: 023 92 466 249

Mobile: 07866 622466



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Company.

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office at Sparkes Marina, Wittering Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11
9SR England

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From: AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com [mailto:AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
Of Steve Birch
Sent: 16 August 2006 13:05
To: AlbinVega@yahoogroups.com
Subject: RE: [AlbinVega] Fuel Usage for Albin Vega equiped with diesel



Hi Tim

Will you be going to the Vega do? Starts Friday afternnon/night at
Haslar!
Steve Birch (Technical)
 
Nov 2, 2019
5
Albin Albin Vega 27 Rotterdam
I have MD7A on my Vega, I calculate 1lt/hour at abt 5 knots of speed. My RPM gauge is not working so cannot say anything about the power :)
 
Dec 14, 2013
49
Albin Marin Vega 27 Venice
In line with what written by Steve and Metacentre, my Vega, equipped with the Volvo MD7A and the original Volvo Combi system (2 blades feathering prop) on a flat sea without current, was consuming 1L/hour at 5 knots and 0.7L/hour at 4 knots. Now I have installed the Beta 14 but I have not yet tried it.

Marco Baldan
Albin Vega 3339 - Spray