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Old 04-15-2011
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It may be leaking from the shaft seal... this is not a big deal to fix if you have a vise and a workbench available. I wouldn't be surprised if Mainesail has a video on his site for this. Compass Marine's Photo Galleries at pbase.com

While replacing the engine is not a bad idea, it's an expensive one and an investment you'll likely not recover (if that's of concern to you) esp if this one runs well and reliably.
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