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Old 15 December 2014, 12:09   #1
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Country: Canada
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More Horsepower? Rib or Sib

I have both a GR mk3 sib and a 4.7 hurricane. I am wondering if there would be any difference in minimum horsepower, ie easier planing etc. I believe the RIB has a smoother bottom but is heavier.

any idea?

I currently have a 70hp on the hurricane and a 30hp on the sib.

thanks in advance.


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Old 15 December 2014, 12:31   #2
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Lighter/flatter will plane with less HP as a general rule
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