Re: [OMC-Boats] Doel-Fin

From: jd <jdood@...>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 23:56:07 -0700

I just put a SE300 hydrofoil on my Deluxe. Harder steering, seems
to feel like it's dragging, planes a tad better. not sure about
fuel. gonna keep it on and try and get used to it. i think others
on here have the same one and like it.

On Sep 1, 2009, at 9:17 PM, Justin DeSantis wrote:

> Lets talk about hydrofoils. My boat has one, but I haven't run it yet.
> And I never tried one on my previous boats. Some guys swear by them.
> Some guys swear they are the devil. I googled it and found all sorts
> of discussion on the subject. But I wanted to talk about it here since
> the old Johnson hulls are so unique, I figure just because a guy with
> a deep V hates them doesn't mean they're terrible on a sea-foil. The
> guy I bought my boat from says that it makes it steer much harder, but
> get on plane quicker. To me, that would mean better fuel consumption
> at the expense of handling. But what other pros and cons might I
> notice?
> Justin
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