Originally Posted by Kielanders
I have a 28' full-keel double-end, and doing a full refit interior/exterior. I was thinking of losing the 10HP Yanmar to buy some extra space and going with an outboard. I do sail in open water off shore, and would like to do some crusing in the undetermined future.
Much has been written on this, I think this is the latest:
Replacing Inboard with Outboard
One other thing I forgot to mention is That I think most smaller outboards have much smaller charging capabilities than an inboard.