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What's the diff between 1cyl and 2 cyl motor of the same HP?
I'm shopping for a new kicker for the sailboat. I want to reduce weight both to raise the aft end of the boat and to make it easier to remove, so I'm considering a 6hp to replace the current 8hp motor. While shopping, I noticed that Yamaha makes two different 6hp motors; one that's two cylinders and one that's just one cylinder. If both are 6hp, will the two cylinder model be able to produce more thrust than the single cylinder? Ordinarily, I'd incline toward the 2 cyl, but it's considerably heavier. Any thoughts on this?