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Engines and Drive systems (43)

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All Electric

    We are approaching the point where going all electric will make sense..........at least for a "voyager".    The cost in inconvenience o…

Started by Dean Wilkerson

0 Feb 10

Tiki 38 Outboard tilt

Hi all, i have only recently purchased my boat and was wondering how many people tilt their Yamaha 9.9s, i find it difficult and wondering…

Started by Guy Ellery

2 Sep 28, 2021
Reply by Guy Ellery

Electric propulsion

This has been discussed on several other forums. We are interested in electric propulsion for our Tiki 46 and have been in touch with sever…

Started by Bob Bois

41 Sep 1, 2021
Reply by boatsmith

Anybody used a Suzuki Outboard?

We are thinking of replacing our Yamaha 9.9s with Suzuki 20s as the Suzuki has fuel injection rather than a carburetor.  We know people who…

Started by Robert Sheridan

5 Mar 9, 2021
Reply by Robert Sheridan

Engines and Propellers

Hello guysI just bought two second-hand engines and I´ve got a question, the propellers spin to the same side?

Started by Giovani Frisene

5 Sep 17, 2019
Reply by Graeme

Maximum engine power for Tiki31

I just launched my Tiki 31 Maija-Liisa, and on the first sail I was met by a policeman on a water scooter.  He congratulated me for the big…

Started by Olli Väänänen

5 Aug 11, 2019
Reply by Ian R

what motor for a tiki 30 ?

Hi, I copied the engine box as boatsmith build his ( http://tiki30.blogspot.nl/) (http://tiki30.blogspot.nl/2010/10/new-engine-box-and-yama

Started by Bart

8 Jun 21, 2018
Reply by Bart

Tiki 38 engine (question)

Hi, We are building a Tiki 38 and are thinking of usin g 2 small inboard diesel engines (12HP each) with a slanted long shaft that (not Z d…

Started by Ygal Golan

5 Apr 28, 2018
Reply by Maxim Jurgens

Tiki 30 outboard recomendation - advice sought

Hi, hoping I can get some feedback on the performance of 8hp 2 stroke Yamaha motors for a Tiki 30. Currently we have a Honda 10hp 4 stroke…

Started by Nigel Signal

12 Dec 18, 2017
Reply by Paolo Stella

Throttle vs boat speed

We have lots of posts here about assorted engines being employed on different boats, but we have little relative data to help an owner get…

Started by Zach Johnson

3 Nov 17, 2017
Reply by Zach Johnson


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