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post #3 of Old 03-16-2001
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Outboards for sailboat

Hi, The Yamaha 9.9 4-stroke is probably the best one for sailboats, because of its high torque. It has a 3:1 gear reduction, and swings a very large prop. Much larger than any other outboard its size. I have 2 in my 36'' catamaran,and the are just like having inboards.
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