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post #3 of Old 05-05-2013
rhr1956
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Re: 6hp outboard for a 25' boat?

It's all about keeping the prop in the water. If the shaft length and mount can keep the prop wet when it's bumpy, you'll be fine. I have a 6hp on my Pearson 26 (5400 lbs dry) and it does great, until the waves get big.
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