SailNet Community - View Single Post - Help! Where to start???
View Single Post
post #12 of Old 04-19-2001
Jeff_H
Moderator
 
Jeff_H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 6,819
Thanks: 5
Thanked 133 Times in 106 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Help! Where to start???

Actually I have always found inboards easier to diagnose and to work on, especially in an emergency. This is one of those subjects where there is a real diversity of opinion. If you are handy and expect to do your own work, then inboards are way more reliable, the parts last much longer and regular maintenance tasks are less of a chore.

If you need to count on others to work on your engine then it is nice to be able to drop the engine off at a repair place and have them fix it.

Jeff
Jeff_H is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome