I run a 9HP Vanguard LT on a 14x44 Flat Bottom. With 2 guys, gear and a dog it wont win no speed awards. It does cruise and get me to my spot. I've had it in 4 inches of water and it gets through with no issue. If I had to do it all over again, I would go with a 16HP. just my 2cents.....
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