15 HP 4-stroke on 12' Deep V?

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15 HP 4-stroke on 12' Deep V?

Post by aeviaanah »

I put a down payment for a 2012 Mercury 15 HP 4-stroke, you think it will be safe to put this motor on my Aluminum 12' Deep V?

I used the backyardboatbuilders pdf to figure the safe HP, I came up 20 HP. Not sure If weight will be an issue, the motor I am looking at is 135 lbs.

Similar models are rated at 10HP. I wont be riding with 3 people, only two of us and we are pretty light weight...LOL. What you think, should I swing it?
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