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Sail Pro Model! Designed specifically for sail boaters. This powerful sailboat engine, “ultra-long” shaft, has a high thrust sail drive propeller to give you the power you need. It also includes a 12V, 80W, 6A charging system for charging your battery or powering external electrical devices. Sailing just got better with Tohatsu’s 9.8hp “Sail Pro” sailboat motor!

Our 9.8hp outboard is skinny on fuel and big on power while never compromising performance or reliability. It has a ton of features that are usually only found on larger, more expensive outboards. We pack a lot of punch for the buck in this truly unique outboard! In the 10 hp/9.9 hp category, Tohatsu has once again proven itself the leader of the pack with this 9.8 hp 4-stroke.

Tohatsu 9.8 hp 4-Stroke Benefits:

  • Light and compact!
  • Designed with proven technology
  • Reduced vibration for smooth and stable running at all speeds
  • Greatly reduced induction noise for a quieter ride
  • Trim tab reduces steering effort, functioning also as the sacrificial anode that protects the engine from • electrolysis
  • Ultra Low emission, EPA and CARB 3-Star rating approved
  • 5 Year limited warranty

Easy Operation and Handling:

  • Digital CD ignition for easier engine starting, quicker throttle response and smoother trolling
  • Manual choke on tiller models
  • Recoil starter with larger reel making manual starting fast and easy
  • Shallow water drive*
  • 6 trim positions*
  • Adjustable steering friction for reducing steering effort*

Fundamentals for User Convenience and Reliability:

  • Through-the-prop exhaust for a quieter ride
  • Thermostatically controlled cooling system for consistent engine temperature
  • Stainless steel water pump housing liner for outstanding durability
  • High grade marine aluminum alloy that provides the ultimate protection against corrosion
  • Zinc coating on internal water passages for superior corrosion resistance
  • 3.1 Gallon (12 liter) fuel tank with fuel gauge
  • Aluminum propeller


  • Low oil pressure indicator
  • Safety lanyard (an essential protection feature standard on all Tohatsu outboards)
  • Start-in-gear protection for safer engine starting
  • Over-rev. limiter

Front Shift:

  • The shift lever is located on the front of the motor for easier operation.

Air-Intake System:

  • Our air-intake system has a large volume air silencer to ensure engine starting and to suppress air-intake noise during engine operation.

Wide Anti-Cavitation Plate with Trim Tab:

  • The wide anti-cavitation plate effectively restrains the propeller from cavitating. The large trim tab helps to achieve effortless steering at high speeds while also providing corrosion protection.

*certain models

Additional information

12v Charging System

80 W, 6 A


Midnight Blue

Control Type

Tiller Handle



Dry Weight

94 lbs (42.6 kg)

Electronic Fuel Injection



Unleaded Gasoline (87 Octane)

Fuel Tank Size

12 L (3.2 US gal) External Tank

Gear Shift

Forward – Neutral – Reverse


9.8 hp

Integral Fuel Tank


Oil Capacity

800 ml (27 fl oz)

Power Tilt


Power Trim and Tilt


Shaft Length

Ultra-Long (25")


Electric and Manual


5 Year Limited Warranty


Owner's Manual


Warranty Information

Tohatsu Brochure