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I think in North America parts cost may be an issue.. a friend had a single cylinder Bukh in a Laser 28 - it always ran OK until the (RWC) water jacket in the head corroded through. He was out over 3K before it was fixed with new parts.
FWC would have fewer issues...
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".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)