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Old 05-06-2005
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engine size

When looking for boats on web sites and at marinas, is there a quick way to know if the diesel engine hp is big enough to handle the boat? How would you estimate the hp needed for a boat for coastal and near offshore cruising as compared to inland cruising? Would this include number of prop blades?
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