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Old 02-04-2013, 04:42 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by Glenn Baglo View Post
As in, my boat travels at 6 knots, not 6 knots per hour.
I found that our sailboat's hull speed of ~8 knots was often stifled by bucking against a 7 knot current.

Sure glad we don't have to recalculate that 2 amp draw with tide charts!


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Old 02-04-2013, 04:58 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by Glenn Baglo View Post
As in, my boat travels at 6 knots, not 6 knots per hour.
Originally Posted by Lora View Post
And yet we say, I drive at 60 miles/kilometers per hour, not at 60 miles/kilometers.
Right Lora, because miles and kilometres are units of distance, so "per hour" is needed to make a unit of speed; in contrast, "knot" is already a unit of speed by itself, so no "per hour" is added.

Glenn, this is why I said the knot example wouldn't help most members understand (it just confuses them further)... because they don't already know that a "nautical mile" is the unit of distance while a "knot" is a unit of speed, equal to one nautical mile per hour.

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Francesca, is that with the stock Duo-Therm furnace?
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:33 PM   #32
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It's a catalytic heater. I took the Duo therm out and gave it to Randy worked all right for three-season camping but it wasn't quite up to the job for winter.


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