We ran a little late going over the beautiful interior, but it was well worth it. Kerrigan and the helicopter were coming in fast, so we needed to shove off, and as we pulled out of the slip, the small black helicopter hovered right overhead. Once at the inlet, the captain throttled up. The twin 2,400-horsepower MTU motors jumped the big girl (110,000 pounds dry weight) up onto plane easily. At 1,650 we ran at 30 knots and burned only 105 gallons per hour — not bad for an 80-footer with 600 gallons of fuel and 100 gallons of water on board. She was also carrying all of their fishing gear, a few spare parts and enough personal items for a few days.