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Old 19 March 2015, 20:54   #1
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3.3HP on an 11ft SIB?

Would the above displace 2 adults against wind and tide (sub 15 knot winds and generic inshore tides)?

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Old 20 March 2015, 02:27   #2
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Depends what brand the sib is, what your generic inshore tides/currents are like there and the sea state.
I'm not sure I'd want to chance it with less than a 4hp, maybe 5hp.
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Old 20 March 2015, 02:32   #3
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It doesn't sound good at all, I would not want to go to sea in such a rig unless it was a very sheltered bay.
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