Originally Posted by fonzierib
Thanks for the warm
Welcome! Yes after many hours of reading I'm thinking of the bf20. As long as that will get 2 up on the plane. Possibly 3. I just can't find a decent video of a t35 and 20 .
Welcome to the forum.
I have the same 3.5 Honwave as you.
I run a Tohatsu 20hp on mine and it will plane three up.
It does take a little longer to get up, but gets there never the less.
It flies along one up and to be perfectly honest I wouldn't feel to comfortable going much faster.
I only ever get it flat out when the conditions allow.
As for the transom the Honwave is one of the most robust I've seen.
My 20 hp weighs 51kg I think the transom is rated for around 60 - 65.
I wouldn't want to overload it.
I think you'll find 20 - 25 hp sufficient for this Sib.
The set up would work but it would niggle away at the back of my mind that I was overdoing things and running the risk of knackering it.
If it was me I would get a bigger boat or trade the 30hp in for something a little smaller.