Originally Posted by Pineapple Girl
Are you talking to stow your dinghy's outboard or an outboard you need to be able to deploy and use to propel your tug?
It would be a "get home or at least get to a safe anchorage" auxiliary engine and maybe do double duty for a dinghy, so I'm not looking to go on plane
Where we plan to be boating (hidden nooks and crannies on BC's north coast) help could be a long way off, and we plan to do some exploring next winter when help would be even more scarce.
Got a few months of navel-gazing and pondering before decisions have to be made...