Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 31-03-2012, 16:04   #46
Registered User

Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Montegut LA.
Boat: Now we need to get her to Louisiana !! she's ours
Posts: 3,421
Re: Dinghy Engine

Gee guys theres lots of 2 strokes for sale down here in Louisiana!! Yamaha, Suzuki ,and a few more I either cant spl or don't remember LOL but there here cus we have so many fishermen who work them daily for crab and shrimp, oysters ect. Most of whom won't buy the 4 stroke because of the weight, and the fact in the small horse power 4 strokes just don't get there boats up to plane quick enough to work in the real shallow water where they fish !! We have on-line sites that tell us where we can buy gas without alcohol !! just for our 2 strokes, cus the alcohol KILLS 2 strokes !! anyway you can buy cheap for CASH down here also Just a thought

Bob and Connie
bobconnie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 03:19   #47
Senior Cruiser
skipmac's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: 29 49.16 N 82 25.82 W
Boat: Pearson 422
Posts: 11,239
Re: Dinghy Engine

Originally Posted by deckofficer View Post
On the sail rig aspect, Laura, our world famous teenage sailor has two dinghies to chose from, one with sails, the other with motor or oars.

Ooooh. I want one of these. Anyone here want to get me one for Christmas?

Or birthday?

Or launching day?

Any day???

The water is always bluer on the other side of the ocean.
skipmac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 05:37   #48
Registered User
stevensuf's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Back in Scotland!
Boat: Gib sea 43
Posts: 826
Images: 10
Re: Dinghy Engine

Idealy youd have a little 4hp four stroke, very kind on fuel and a 10-15hp two stroke for when speed is desired

If the pen is mightier than the sword, then my keyboard must be a nuclear missile!
stevensuf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2012, 06:17   #49
Registered User
waterworldly's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New York City/Bimini
Boat: 52' Irwin Ketch
Posts: 440
Re: Dinghy Engine

I have that exact Walker Bay dinghy. I use a 2 stroke 15hp Yamaha, weighs about the same as a 4 stroke 5hp Honda. Runs like a champ. I have that Honda as a backup, doesn't move the dinghy worth a crap, but bought it without knowing . . . . Got the 15hp used and had it fully serviced. You will never get up on plane with the 5hp

waterworldly is offline   Reply With Quote

dinghy, engine

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hypalon Dinghy M&M General Sailing Forum 0 26-03-2012 20:59
West Marine Dinghy Transom Lanaki Meets & Greets 2 26-03-2012 19:58
Want To Buy: Inboard Engine Wanted tillybobs Classifieds Archive 12 26-03-2012 14:50
Dinghy Explosion ?? Dulcesuenos Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 10 25-03-2012 11:16
For Sale: Cape Dory 10 Sailing Dinghy sbrin Classifieds Archive 1 25-03-2012 10:01

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 15:22.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.