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Old 07-25-2019, 06:02 PM   #6
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City: Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island
Country: Canada
Vessel Name: Capricorn
Vessel Model: Mariner 29 - Express Cruiser 1969
Join Date: Feb 2019
Posts: 413
When I first bought the over propped, over diametered prop boat, its top speed was roughly 11.5 knots. When I installed the larger engine my hope was maybe 16 - 18 knots. I have been informed by the engine/leg guru at the Merc headquarters in Wisconsin - name of Jay - my boat should be capable of 40 + mph with the B2, it was hard to stifle a laugh when I heard that.
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