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Old 19 May 2008, 17:10   #11
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Zodiac recommend 115 HP maximum for the 15 Man Pro. The maximum power allowed is 150 HP, using an extra-long shaft. The Suzuki V6 250HP weighs in at a massive 263kg.

See technical data for yourself on http://www.zodiacmarine.co.uk/the-zo...ge/pop.pro.cfm

There goes his 5 year hull warranty... (literally)!
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Old 20 May 2008, 06:52   #12
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If it's speed he's looking for (I'm not going to mention the warranty issues!) I would put the engine up as high as it will go with those bolt holes - it will help with the torque from that beast as well!

Has he beefed it up at all?
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If it's speed he's looking for (I'm not going to mention the warranty issues!) I would put the engine up as high as it will go with those bolt holes - it will help with the torque from that beast as well!

Has he beefed it up at all?
I believe she was put 1,5" higher up and offsetted by 3".
The owner will read about it here and if I am wrong he will contact me and I will rectify the information.

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Old 20 May 2008, 17:02   #14
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would he not of been better starting off with a Zodiac Pro 20 ?
at least thats rated to 300hp

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Regardless to warranty issues and what to do and what not to do, Himmi the proud owner of this RIB had previously Pro 9 powered with Suzuki 140 four stroke without any problems.

By living in Vestmannaeyjar "Westman Island" boats are their recreational vehicle and they have many surrounding islands to travel to

Reason for bringing up the question was to hear from you folks if Pro 15 should possibly reach higher speed.

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Wow - stunning!!!
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If any you going to visit Vestmannaeyjar I am sure Himmi and his friends would be glad show you around

For more info see: http://www.visitwestmanislands.com/

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I think the question was answered earlier in the thread, albeit in not great detail...

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Well considering that the boat is rated to a max of 150hp and the paper work sugests top speed of 52mph/85kph i would of expected it to go a tad faster
Seriously though if h'e only getting the quoted speed for a 150hp and he's running another 100hp on top of that then I'd say there's definately something wrong. Is the 250hp new or has it been run on another boat previously? If so, how well did it perform on the other boat?
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She is brand new one

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Final setup and ready for action.

Congratulation Himmi and have great fun with her in the future

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