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Trolling Mode (TM) the full throttle Cimco cites comparative ? gures for

Safety, Performance and TCO “From a safety aspect for the com- range represents 20 percent of normal fuel consumption at wide-open throttle mercial users it was thought desirable throttle range. This enables a higher of 43 l/h for the OXE Diesel 200hp out- that OXE Diesel units allow for low resolution of the throttle maneuvering board against 71 l/h and 73 l/h respec- engaging speed and trolling capabil- thus giving the operator a more precise tively for equivalent 200hp four-stroke ity,” Mr. Polesie said. “Not only does control in demanding situations.” and two-stroke petrol outboards. The it negate the need for carrying petrol – and therefore complying with the concomitant safety requirements – but also running costs, available range and service intervals are all improved.”

With low speed limits around many coastal areas and all ports, operating a ‘performance’ outboard for hours at trolling speeds that cannot exceed ? ve knots is asking for trouble. The OXE is engineered for both long duration trolling speed and high performance “The OXE Diesel allows for troll- ing,” he continued. “When engaging

Credit: OXE

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