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Old 01-10-2019, 07:18 AM
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Originally Posted by barrell View Post
The solo skiff. It was designed from the ground up by Tom Mitslaff to plane on 3.5 hp. I was involved in getting the new polyethelene models made. Tom will no longer make them out of Glass. When on plane it rides on the back third of the hull. You can see the sunlight shining under the front two/thirds. It gets 16mph and will plane through 6 to 8 inches of water. Fuel milage is insane.
I think the Solo Skiff might be about what he's after! The 16mph was achieved with what horsepower?

All other things being equal, how does the top end of the Porta-Bote compare with the Solo Skiff given 3.5 hp?
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