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Engine power

Is 16hp ok for river cruising.

Asked by: Andrew Mitchell  | 10.33pm, Saturday 21 October

WW says:

Depends on the size of boat, but with care yes.

Rupert Smedley  | 11.02PM, Sunday 22 October

You will have no problems. It is always better to work a small engine than have a bigger one only on tick-over most of the time.

Rupert Smedley  | 9.17AM, Tuesday 31 October

Readers say:

Many thanks for your answer. I am considering a 25 foot aintree beetle narrowboat and would like to take it onthe Avon between Bristol and Bath.

Andrew Mitchell  | 5.06PM, Monday 23 October

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