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kenny1980's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2008
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10-04-08, 03:51 PM   #1  
listing boat

can anyone tell me why my boat lists to the port side.
its a single hull 16.5 foot fishing boat with a 60hp merc on it the more power goes on the more it tips, it has fins on the outboard

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10-04-08, 04:38 PM   #2  
that is from engine torque, caused from the rotational forces of the crankshaft and prop.

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10-04-08, 06:56 PM   #3  
Where is the batt. mounted and can you move it to the stbd side? I have a small bass boat and have a starting and trolling batt. I have to move them if I am by myself or if I have a passenger.

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