Originally Posted by Orca
Hello Capt. Troy,
I have an USCG inspected (16 passengers) RIB that I am repowering. Unfortunately, it is a "one off" and the original manufacturer didn't provide any horsepower specifications for the boat. The US Coast Guard will probably require that I prove that the boat is designed for the increase in power, so I want to have a naval architect take a look at it.
Sorry for the delay in replying, give this guy a call, he did some work for me on a 34' RIB that I recently built; Ray Richards, (949) 642-6592.
He's not in San Diego, but he's close by in Newport Beach.