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Old 17-08-2008, 15:36   #1
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Diesel vs Gasoline?

My wife and I are planning on retiring to a catamaran, and I just had a bit of a thought.

I have always been considering something in a 35-40 ft length, and figured diesel engines were the way to go.

Now, I am wondering about starting with a smaller boat, like 34 ft, and I see many of them are powered with gasoline outboards.

So, what are the advantages/disadvantages to each?
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Welcome aboard Rick!

We just had some very similar threads relating to your question. Click on "Search" on the home page, enter in a key word or two relating to your question and you will find quite a few posts relating to your topic.

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