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Old 03-05-2014, 09:49 PM
parkland parkland is offline
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Originally Posted by Squidly-Diddly View Post
I like it, and don't see why it couldn't be inboard as an option or even sterndrive.

But they claim it is 'full displacement' which to me means it would do fine with smaller outboards, just little slower and more MPG, and it is easier to swap motors with an outboard setup.

A small 30 ish hp diesel in the back deck with a v drive maybe?
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Old 11-30-2014, 06:02 AM
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Location: Conn in summers , Ortona FL in winter , with big dock & room for O'nite stop .
One advantage of a gas boat is the engine does not loose as much efficiency as a diesel when slow speeds are called for.

A modern OB 4 stroke will be a car engine design , as is, or shrunk for the smaller output.

60hp pulling skiers up fine , but throttling back to perhaps 10 hp for trawler crawl speeds for this boat will not bother the engine.

With modern complex engines, gas can create 13-14hp/gal , very similar to what an underloaded diesel would create.

And gas IS cheaper than diesel,,,And one heck of a lot quieter.
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Old 01-09-2015, 06:31 AM
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Aww jeez, 200 thousand ?

Better to pick up a pair of Grand Banks. One for the atlantic, one for the Pacific and skip the trailer.

subir gif
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Old 01-09-2015, 12:30 PM
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And then 2 moorage fees, 2 boats to fix, insure, etc....

I think a trailerable boat is an awesome idea but 200,000$ seems really steep thats for sure.
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