Re: Dink & Engine for Exhumas
Originally Posted by Nicholson58
9.5 Caribe on our boat with 15 HP 2-stroke Merc. I was given advice once to size the dink to be able to get your boat out of trouble. Thus - 15 HP. 8-10 should do well for you. Ours easily planes 3 people. If I am alone, it goes dangerously fast & scares the heck out of me. It makes me nervous to let a novice
My AB was an old double floor heavy 10 ft. 15hp Yamaha 2 stroke
was plenty on it. Very fast.
I had the same on a newer 9 ft AB and it was too squirrely for me!
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