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Old 17 March 2008, 03:26   #1
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Sink or fly?

Saw this combo on eBay - a 40hp, tiller steered, on an air deck boat. Is this madness?
Wouldn't the boat buckle?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190205667853

Anyone ever tried this...and lived to tell the tale??
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Old 17 March 2008, 06:32   #2
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I saw that and thought the same

I used to have exactly the same boat and if I remember correctly I was using the max allowed which was 30hp - it was pretty hairy at times with that!

With 40hp, Yes the boat would almost definitely buckle under WOT and could be really dangerous
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