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Old 24 October 2011, 15:17   #1
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15 hp on a 10hp boat

i have a 3m 10hp rated boat but due to us being fatties have found a lack in power , i have an old merc 9.8 at the moment but would love to try a 15 what are your thoughts ?
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Old 24 October 2011, 15:22   #2
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i have a 3m 10hp rated boat but due to us being fatties have found a lack in power , i have an old merc 9.8 at the moment but would love to try a 15 what are your thoughts ?
Chuck a 15 on matey,, i had a 40 on a 4m honwave rated for 30..went a treat
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Old 24 October 2011, 15:38   #3
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thanks for that! its the push i needed , i`m tempted on a 20 but quite enjoy living lmao ...ace video btw ;-)
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Old 24 October 2011, 16:33   #4
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I had a 30 on a boat rated at 25 and had no issues. But that said engine weight wasn't over transom plated weight. Let your insurance know though. Mine didn't wory or increase price.

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we had a 30 on a 3m rib, lets just say it wasnt slow
if your transom is strong enough, i'd go for a 20.
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