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Old 01 February 2008, 12:54   #11
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5.5m 75 hp will do the trick
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Old 01 February 2008, 13:06   #12
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maybe

depending on the weight limit on the davits or type of davits

http://www.boat-finder.net/1380/details.php

http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/F160256

http://www.boatsandoutboards.com/view/COA613
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Old 08 February 2008, 15:08   #13
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Would a Ribeye 330, 20hp be capable? This is about the most our davits would hold.
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The prob with barely enough hp to get the skier out is that as soon as the skier puts any edge in on a turn it'll all but stop the boat. So you're restricted to bobbing along in a straight line which would get boring pretty quickly. Also, is anyone skiing anymore? I thought that the 'Gay Trays' had taken over.
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Im fairly sure I've seen a kid wakeboard with a 15hp engine but I doubt it'd do for an adult on skis.

I'd say the bare minimum for an adult would be 25hp and even then youll need good technique, no aspirations to go mono and put up with the skier pulling the boat around when he carves.
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How about this:-

Avon 3.2 Jet Rib
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A good option ! if not i would say 3.4m and 30hp as a minimum.

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A good option !
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i thought so too
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