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Re: Is 12 hp adequate hp on a P27?
I had a Cape Dory 25D which by the book, displaced 5100 pounds, but actually weighed 8000 when I hauled it out at three years of age with all of my junk on it.
It had a 7.5 HP one cylinder Yanmar 1GM on it that would push it at about 5.5 knots wide open.
On the northern Gulf of Mexico.
"Best thing to do is get her out on the ocean. If anything's gonna happen, it's gonna happen out there." Captain Ron Rico