Motor Power and Fuel Consumption of Sailing Boats
Depending on their power, engines use 4 to 8 liters of Diesel Oil per hour. During one-week rental period of a sailing boat, the engine is operated 15 to 30 hours. Depending on their size, the boats have usually 30 to 110 horsepower diesel engines. With engines that do not make too much noise, the boats can make 7-8 nautical miles of speed.