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Old 05-12-2010
dabnis dabnis is offline
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I had posted re my experience with a Coronado 25. Long story short,had a 6hp and it was marginal for SF Bay conditions except for dead calm conditions. Went to a 15hp, same size and weight as a 9.9hp, the 15 would drive the boat as fast as it would go against heave wind and seas. A 9.9 may have been OK, bottom line, the 15 flat got the job done.

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