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Old 12 March 2008, 05:03   #11
Country: UK - England
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I'd put a 15hp Mariner 2 stroke on it.

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Old 12 March 2008, 08:06   #12
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Another vote for the 15 (and more if the boat allows it). A 6 hp would almost as fun & exciting as filing a tax return.

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Old 12 March 2008, 11:22   #13
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Originally Posted by Locozodiac View Post
If portability, storage and quick inflation/deflation is a must go for the 340 air deck, but if you already had gas spillage problems go for the more performing 340 sports model, as stated before change engine for a minimum Tohatsu 9.8 (26 Kg) 2 strokes preferebly. 310 model too basic for your needs.

Other excellent options will be 10/15 HP, both have the same CC and weight but 10 HP is carburated restricted. So the 15 HP will be more suitable. Choose the brand you like or best priced.
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Nothing wrong with the Quicksilver 3.1 sport - i have one with a 15hp Suzuki 4 stroke and it will do 25mph with 2 adults on board. It will still plane quite easily with 2 adults and 3 kids!!!

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