What is the consumption in a motor boat?

Besides the cost of renting the boat, one of the main aspects that has to be taken in consideration when planning a budget for the  rental of a motor boat, is the expenses on fuel.

It’s very important to have this in mind, because most of the times fuel is paid separately from the booked price. And you normally have to leave the fuel deposit the same way as you found it (just like when you rent a car, if the tank was full, you have to bing back a full tank).

So lets take a look and check the average consumption per working hour of the motors according to its power and regime laps to which you take it.

Average consumption of an outboard motor according to the speed revolutions:



2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
25 hp 1L 2L 4L 6L
90 hp 5L 10L 15L 20L
250 hp 12L 20L 40L


Average consumption  in diesel motors according to their revolutions:

1,000 2,000 3,000
30 hp 0.7L 2L 6L
75 hp 1.1L 5L 18L
200 hp 2.5L 13L 34L

Of course, every brand and model will have different consumption, but in Nautal we try to be as clear as possible so when you rent a motor boat, a power catamaran or a yacht, we will give the closest estimation of fuel consumption for the rented boat, so that you have a pleasant journey and you don’t have any unpleasant surprises in the end.

Let us know your thoughts and maybe we’ll be more than happy to help you with any question that you have!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *