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Old 04 April 2015, 11:44   #1
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motor size for 3.2 m boat

hi guys im new to this forum. I just got myself a 3,2m rib boat with plywood floor. i want to use it for dam and sea. mostly in mozambique. we used to go out with my fathers cat but since i dont nlive with them anymore i wanted something smaller to handle with more ease. the boat can handle a motor up to 15hp

spoke to a guy today and he said its way to small for going out in the ocean. i like to differ. im looking at a 10hp motor. what do you guys think?

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Johandre
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Old 05 April 2015, 13:58   #2
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Hi mate. One of my boats is an Avon Typhoon, its 3.4m and is an aluminium decked SIB
.Its plated to take upto 25hp but i have a Honda 10hp with hydro foils fitted, it easily gets on the plane with one person on board. Two persons and its not quite enough to get on the plane. I would imagine with yours being a RIB, 15 hp would probably be comparable to mine, myself i would think 10hp wouldnt quite be enough.
Hope this helps, and welcome to the forum! Darren
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