Motor advice please for a Valiant D-300
I have a Valiant D-300 (9ft-9inch, 88Lb) with a max 10 hp rating.
I had been running a 2-stroke 15 Hp motor on it, which was obviously overkill, but the motor was recently stolen so I need to repower.
I'm getting a 4 stroke this time (I have an F225 on my larger boat and love it), but wanted to go as light as possible without underpowering it.
My question, does anyone know if this boat will perform well with a 4-Hp (weighs under 50 lbs) or do I need to go higher?
The next size up weighs significantly more.
Thanks in advance.