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Old 12-17-2012
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Re: overpropped vs underpropped

Originally Posted by TQA View Post
....I would NOT have a turbo diesel in a sailboat although I am out of touch with some of the latest developments in the field where they claim that no cool downs are required]...
I have one and curse the bloody thing all the time. Utterly useless for a sailboat with our relatively small horsepower needs. In fact, my engine is a 150hp model, de-rated to 100hp, so any weight savings for powering up a smaller lighter engine is lost. Don't get me started.

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