Originally Posted by Poly
Not really, if it's a work boat that is never going out the harbour there is no point in having big expensive engines that are never going to get used properly. There's a big cabin rib up here (10m+) with a 30hp on it. It's just used as a glorified tender as far as I can see.
Yep it's really surprising how little power is needed if you're pootleing about even with a really big heavy Boat in sheltered water.
Just seems a bit incongruous with all that offshore gear radar and Cabin and stuff obviously it's had a differnt past...and maybe future.
Still.....Handsome is as Handsome does!