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Old 01-12-2008, 07:03 PM   #1
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Is there a balance point to boats? Whats the best way to find it? thanks

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Re: Is there a balance point to boats?

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Is there a balance point to boats? Whats the best way to find it? thanks

HI, dont know about a balance point but u do need enough weight in the back to keep the prop in the water, but not so much that it inhibits the prop, and u need weight in the front so when u hit the throttle it doesnt go front over back, but not to much weight so that the boat cant plain.

weight in front and back all depends on power of the motor(s) and equipment.

u need to balance the boat but it takes time and sight.
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Yes, there is generally a balance point for boats and this depends on the specific model hull. You should consult the manual or ask the manufacturer.
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