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|Author||Topic: Conquest 28|
posted 11-28-2003 05:37 PM ET (US)
I looking @ a 2001 Conquest 28 , Was wondering about refrences from anyone with hands on experience regarding handling /sea trials and fuel consumation with twin 250 Yamaha's. Any info good or bad would be greatly appreciated. In 2004 Whaler went with 255,275,& 305 Conquests, eliminated the 285 for some reason.
posted 12-02-2003 05:56 PM ET (US)
I have a 1992 27 WA with twin 250 Yamaha's. They are older than what you are looking at, and the new ones will do better on fuel.
I burn around 21-23 gals per hour when I set the tabs running about 27-30 MPH (GPS) She has plenty of power and I love the Yamaha's. When it is time to repower (A LONG TIME I HOPE...) I will look at the 4 strokes for the fuel.
Everyone I know who owns a Yamaha loves them and swears that it will be the only brand they will ever have, including me
posted 12-03-2003 10:13 PM ET (US)
Thanks for the info,the larger hulls and higher HP. sure have a big effect on fuel consumption. I have a 1989 25 ' Revenge 8.5' beam with twin 200 mercurys , I burn 13gal/hr
@ 22 Knots +_.The 28 Conquest has a 10-4" beam.
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