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Hynter 25 Cherubini 1978 Help Pls

I know these boats are old and information may be scarce. I am acquiring a 1978 Hunter 25 Cherubini. I would appreciate any collateral information like an owners manual, or whatever is out there. The main thing I need to find out right now is what was the HP rating for that boat back then. I have a 15HP outboard and want to know if it would be to biog to use on that boat. Thanks.
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Re: Hynter 25 Cherubini 1978 Help Pls

To begin with the Hunter 25 was primarily a Bob Seidelmann design. I believe that Cherubini did the later redesign of the interior and deck plan that occurred somewhere around 1979.

Here is a link to the Hunter 25 owners manual. https://hunter.sailboatowners.com/dl...id=13&model=25 with this being more specific to the later model Hunter 25. https://sbo.sailboatowners.com/downl...5_31960189.pdf

I did not see a recommendation for the outboard size, but 15 hp sounds like it is too large. I would have expected a 10 hp or smaller engine.


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Re: Hynter 25 Cherubini 1978 Help Pls

Rule of thumb is two hp per 1,000 lbs. displacement. A 15 is twice what is optimal and the transom might not support the extra weight.
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