Originally Posted by SailingSouth180
I have a perfectly running original 1975 atomic 4 inboard. However, I was thinking about going with an outboard as a backup. For a 28ft boat, what size outboard should I purchase? I don't know much about inboard motors, but it's hard to get to the inboard for maintenance etc. I may pull it out. What are your thoughts here?
You have a perfectly running inboard motor and you want a backup? What for? Do you have a backup for the mast, the sails, the hull?