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Thinking of re-powering?.....

Then check this out. A very innovative compact design. What'll they think of next?..........

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Think we'll need a bigger boat.

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Nah TB... you should have space for that little engine... might improve your motoring speeds too.

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Think that would fit in the lazarete of a 24' bristol. I've be thinking about replacing my 9.9 mercury

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With a bit of modification, it might.

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Just a slight mod is necessary to fit a 23,000 ton, 89 feet long x 44 feet high engine. See your sailmaker about increasing sail area to pull that load.

But do double-check your fuel tank, just to be sure it can keep up with the 1,660 gal/hr consumption

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The need for more power. Shhhhhh don't tell Skip

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I think the 12 cly version will fit quite nicely between the head and the gally, I just don't know where to put the fuel tank. Bladder tank on the coach roof maybe?
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