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Sure, you really will want the type of bracket that lifts the engine up out of the water and get the lightest engine possible. A 3.5 HP tohatsu would probably work quite well for that boat and only weighs about 50 lbs with bracket and fuel.

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You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

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