Originally Posted by hriehl1
Some of what you say is germane, some not. Lower fuel costs? Diesel costs more than Regular. .
but a diesel uses half as much fuel as an outboard. and, in this area, diesel is cheaper than gas per litre as well.
Try a diesel on a boat larger than 3500 lbs displacement and you'll never go back to outboards.
I've done both- i know which i prefer on a cruising boat.