27 Ft. Motor Boat

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acelisjr
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27 Ft. Motor Boat

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I bought the plans for the 27ft. MB and I'm still playing the options of either a stern drive or outboard motor. Pros and Cons and details of installation? What is the maximum horsepower the boat design take? Can I power this with 2 - 300 hp engines? Please advise. Thank you.
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Re: 27 Ft. Motor Boat

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I am still waiting for an answer to the questions. Is this the support we can get from this site????
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Re: 27 Ft. Motor Boat

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I''ll send an email to Morten and tell him about your question.
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Re: 27 Ft. Motor Boat

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Thank you for your question. I am sorry I didn't see your message before.

You could go for an outboard mounted at the transom. You would have to make some adjustments since the design is made for the outboard in a transom, but the changes are limited and pretty much straight forward I think.

60 hp is the maximum I recommend for this design.

A stern drive is much to install in this design. I am not even sure there is room for the engine and drive in the hull, so I would not recommend this for the boat. If you want an inboard engine I can recommend using a sail-drive instead of a stern drive.

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Morten,

Thank you for answering my questions. Please send me details of the outboard mount on the transom though my email.

Best Regards
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Re: 27 Ft. Motor Boat

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Sure, I'll prepare the details for transom mount of outboard and sent them by email.
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