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by jimh
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering
Replies: 15
Views: 203

Re: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering

Thanks for posting the images of the woodwork. You plan to remove it, sand it, and refinish is now more clearly understood by readers.
by jimh
Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Trailer Tire Wear
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Trailer Tire Wear

It looks like about $150 can solve the problem: https://www.easternmarine.com/1-1-2-square-1560-lbs-ez-loader-trailer-axle-25073-10 I have had good luck with that on-line seller of trailer parts. Shipping might be expensive. Sometimes you local boat dealer that sells E-Z-LOADER trailers might be abl...
by jimh
Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering
Replies: 15
Views: 203

Re: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering

On how to remove a center cap from a destroyer-type steering wheel, from the previously recommended article on steering wheel removal: http://continuouswave.com/whaler/reference/teleflexSeal.html A small set screw holds the plastic or wood center hub cover in place. To repair the broken seat: To joi...
by jimh
Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: The many wonders of the Metric system
Replies: 2
Views: 75

Re: The many wonders of the Metric system

Very interesting, and I never heard of that relationship before. The SAE fastener measurement system has hung on a lot longer than many people thought. The automotive manufacturers have gone to Metric sizing for most of their fasteners, but the rest of the USA seems to be hanging on to threads like ...
by jimh
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Trailer Tire Wear
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Trailer Tire Wear

Is there any deflection of the axle when the boat is on the trailer from the loading (or lack of loading) on the axle?

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Fig. 1. A bowed axle could cause uneven tire wear on the outside edge of both tires.
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What is the weight rating on the axle?

What is the total trailer weight with the boat loaded?
by jimh
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: EVINRUDE I-COMMAND, ICON Pro, ICON Touch
Topic: Evinrude Partners for Display of E-TEC Engine Data
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Evinrude Partners for Display of E-TEC Engine Data

Generally, the best display device to use with an Evinrude E-TEC engine is an Evinrude branded display. Although an E-TEC engine sends its engine data to a NMEA-2000 network, some of the data sent will be in proprietary datagrams (called parameter groups and referenced often by the term PGN and a nu...
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Making my first boat a classic whaler
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: Making my first boat a classic whaler

The addition of a trailer, railings, and a Bimini top enhances the value in the boat. Many older Boston Whaler boats have been modified from original condition. The concern with any modification is two part: --how well the modification was accomplished, the workmanship, the finish, and so on, and --...
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Weight of water
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Weight of water

How I learned how many pounds in a kilogram: My doctor had an old fashioned beam balance scale to measure a patient's weight, the type where you stand on the scale and slide weights across a calibrated beam to find the balance point. The calibrated scale had a pivot at each end, so it could be inver...
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Weight of water
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Weight of water

You have to like the metric system:

If 1-cubic-cm of water weighs 1-gram, then 1-cubic-meter weighs 1,000,000-grams or 1,000-kg.

1-gram/1-cm3 × (102-cm/1-meter)3 × (1-kg/103-gram) = 103-kg/1-meter3
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Weight of water
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Weight of water

GIven that 1-cm 3 of water weighs 1-gram: How much does 1-foot 3 of water weigh? ANSWER = 62.43-lbs Derivation: (1-gram/1-cm 3 ) times (2.54-cm/1-inch) 3 times (12-inch/1-foot) 3 times (1-kg/10 3 gram) times (2.2046-lbs/1-kg) = 62.427-lbs/feet 3
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage
Replies: 23
Views: 647

Re: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage

Arch--you will have to ask your questions to the person that told you to move the tank to the ground. I don't think your large new fuel tank can be easily moved off the boat for fueling. I realize that now the tank cavity deck cover is back in place and sealed, it may be impossible for your to easil...
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering
Replies: 15
Views: 203

Re: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering

Q: Would silicon work for bedding screw fasteners into wood? Generally to help a wood screw get better grip in an existing fastener hole, you will add some additional wood. I usually use a small piece of soft pine, and cut off little shavings with a knife. Add five or six shavings to the hole, and ...
by jimh
Fri Apr 03, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Making my first boat a classic whaler
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: Making my first boat a classic whaler

The refurbished 16-foot 1969 Boston Whaler hull (seen above in Figure 1) is no longer a MINOT model. It is now a custom refurbished 16-foot Boston Whaler boat. Regarding a MINOT, that model was a lower-cost variant of a KATAMA. The MINOT did not have a windshield, nor railings at the helm console, n...
by jimh
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage
Replies: 23
Views: 647

Re: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage

If you have a good Ohmmeter, you might try measuring the resistance from one embedded nut to another one nearby. I would expect the resistance would be very high.
by jimh
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Effect on Performance of Reducing to 350-HP from 450 or 500-HP
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Effect on Performance of Reducing to 350-HP from 450 or 500-HP

ASIDE about a figure published on another website about 270 OUTRAGE fuel economy with twin 200-HP engines: I want to know how twin 200's are only burning 21.6gph @ WOT unless that is per engine. The magazine says the data came from Boston Whaler. The data suggests that the 270 OUTRAGE was going 54.7...
by jimh
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage
Replies: 23
Views: 647

Re: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage

How did you bond an electrical conductor to the plastic tank? I assume the plastic tank is not conductive.
by jimh
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: EVINRUDE I-COMMAND, ICON Pro, ICON Touch
Topic: FUEL FLOW RATE and FUEL MANAGER Functions
Replies: 0
Views: 28

FUEL FLOW RATE and FUEL MANAGER Functions

FUEL FLOW RATE With E-TEC engines, there is no need to install an in-line flow monitor device in the fuel line feeding the engine in order to obtain engine fuel flow rate data. The E-TEC engine already is sending this data--and sending more accurate data than an in-line flow sensor could send--to t...
by jimh
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Effect on Performance of Reducing to 350-HP from 450 or 500-HP
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Effect on Performance of Reducing to 350-HP from 450 or 500-HP

A magazine review cites Boston Whaler information for a 2007 270 OUTRAGE with twin 200-HP OptiMax engines as follows: According to the manufacturer's figures, the 270 turns 40.6-MPH cruising at 4000-RPM while burning 10.5-GPH, and tops out at 54.7-MPH at 5500 (wide-open throttle), burning 21.6-GPH. ...
by jimh
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Effect on Performance of Reducing to 350-HP from 450 or 500-HP
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Effect on Performance of Reducing to 350-HP from 450 or 500-HP

Any moderate speed planing-hull boat will have its speed affected by a change in the power-to-weight ratio. Naval architect George Crouch proposed, and many examples of Boston Whaler boat hulls confirm, that the effect of the power-to-weight ratio on speed is at the 0.5-exponent. Expressed mathemati...
by jimh
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering
Replies: 15
Views: 203

Re: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering

If "this" refers to the removal of a steering wheel as described and illustrated in the article I wrote and pointed to above, know that the work done was done by me and the photographs of the work done were taken by me. On that basis, I can say, "Yes, I did this."
by jimh
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

I am not certain the entire rub rail must be completely removed and unattached at each end in order to work on the electrical cable routing. As Figure 4 (above) shows, the aft portion of the black vinyl insert remains in the white receiver track while a segment of the rub rail is removed to access t...
by jimh
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering
Replies: 15
Views: 203

Re: 1973 SUPER SPORT 13: Removing Railing, Steering

A method to remove a steering wheel from the helm without breaking the steering wheel is shown in this article:

Teleflex Helm Pump Seal Replacement
http://continuouswave.com/whaler/refere ... xSeal.html
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: The Design of Everyday Things Electrical
Replies: 0
Views: 31

The Design of Everyday Things Electrical

This article discusses the design of electrical connectors with regard to the gender of the connector and how it should be used. A common practice with electrical connections is that the mating connectors are arranged in two genders, one with pins (which is usually called the male gender), and one w...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

Re using sheathed two-conductor flat cable: you do not have to retain the sheath when the cable reaches the holes passing through the rub rail into the lamp. Strip back the sheath at that point, and run just the two conductors into the hole. Of course, leave plenty of length for the conductors so yo...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

Since I endorsed the ANCOR two-conductor flat bonded cable, I feel obligated to point to a link where you can easily obtain it. Here is a source: ANCOR Two-conductor flat bonded 16-AWG cable https://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=153110 SOLIDSIGNAL happens to be located near to me. They are selling...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

Phil--not that it really matters: when I follow the link you posted the word "speaker" is not there. The link points to the same webpage I posted earlier, showing a sheathed two-conductor flat cable. That last link you just posted to DEFENDER does show ANCOR speaker wire. Thanks for diggin...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

One of TC's posts - scroll down a little: http://continuouswave.com/ubb/Forum3/HTML/017575.html Two of many vendors: http://www.genuinedealz.com/16-awg-gauge-2-conductor-marine-wire-duplex-flat https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ancor-Marine-Grade-Tinned-Copper-Primary-Wire-16-ga/29007847?selected=true I b...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

ASIDE: on my 1990 Boston Whaler boat (a REVENGE 22 W-T WD), I always thought the white all-round lamp was not fully illuminated. I inspected the wiring for the lamp. Step one was to replace the original connector; the original connector was still working, but I thought its design was not the best. I...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

The principal element that turns ordinary copper wire into marine-grade wire is the use of tinned conductors. Bare copper wiring is generally not used in marine applications because any exposure to seawater will turn copper wire into copper chloride, the greenish color you often see on any copper th...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

PHIL--can you point to a vendor that sells the wire that Tom recommends?
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

If you need to remove the rub rail to access the wiring to the navigation sidelight lamps, you should plan to replace ALL of the wiring. The cost of the wire will be modest, and by replacing it you can provide for many years of no-trouble operation. I advise against trying to make a butt-splice repa...
by jimh
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

Will the rub rail be easy to reinstall once removed? The black vinyl insert of the rub rail can be returned to the white receiver track of the rub rail without too much trouble. The black vinyl insert becomes more pliable as its temperature increases. Work on this project on a hot day after the boa...
by jimh
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: MARKETPLACE
Topic: REQUIRED MINIMUM CONTENT IN NOTICES OF FOR SALE
Replies: 1
Views: 8600

Re: REQUIRED MINIMUM CONTENT IN NOTICES OF FOR SALE

The reason that posts to MARKETPLACE must include a means of direct contact to the seller or buyer is to eliminate the forum and the website as an intermediary to the negotiations and agreements of sale or purchase. I do not want to be involved in any transaction between two other parties involving ...
by jimh
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: BEP New Battery Switch
Replies: 0
Views: 52

BEP New Battery Switch

BEP have introduced a new battery switch with a novel feature, their model Pro Installer 400A Dual Bank Control Switch MC10, part number 772-DBC . The switch is available in the USA for around $55 to $60. As BEP literature notes, this switch combines the control action of three separate switches int...
by jimh
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 Montauk Steering Wheel Cap, Bezel
Replies: 4
Views: 85

Re: 1986 Montauk Steering Wheel Cap, Bezel

Any marine retailer or vendor that sells any kind of boat steering will have replacement steering wheel center caps. You just need to specify the diameter of the cap you need for your current steering wheel, which you have not described. For example: https://www.amazon.com/boat-steering-wheel-center...
by jimh
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: A novel way to change a water pump impeller
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: A novel way to change a water pump impeller

In the shop at LOCKEMAN'S HARDWARE AND BOATS there is a wooden fixture for holding a gear case that is very similar to your fork lift blade adaptation. The wood on that fixture is very well worn, and the fixture looks like it was made maybe 50-years-ago. I am sure thousands of outboard gear cases ha...
by jimh
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects
Replies: 26
Views: 572

Re: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects

For those inclined to comment on the misgivings of powering my boat above the recommended 225 HP, save it for one of the many existing uninformative discussions (debates) already in place for that purpose. FRANK--no worries. As you may know, I am very much in favor of keeping threads on topic, alth...
by jimh
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects
Replies: 26
Views: 572

Re: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects

ASIDE on the new topic of why Frank didn't keep the OptiMax: FRANK--thanks for clarifying that it was your wife who did not want the Optimax because she thought it would be a noisy, oily, smelly two-stroke engine. Your wife certainly made a good decision, and in the case of a significant expenditure...
by jimh
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Sport 15 Making Replacement Anchor Locker Hatch Cover
Replies: 33
Views: 1018

Re: Sport 15 Making Replacement Anchor Locker Hatch Cover

Oldslowandugly wrote:...my considerable bulk will probably end up standing on the open hatch during a Bluefish blitz.


Thanks for explaining that the design of the hatch was made specifically to work during a particular momentary situation while angling for large saltwater fish.
by jimh
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects
Replies: 26
Views: 572

Re: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects

Re engine power: my boat was on the lot with an OptiMax 175-HP engine installed. I asked the dealer to replace it with a 225-HP four-stroke to close the deal. After 15 years of ownership I am not disappointed with that decision. Your experience is probably part of a general trend at that time for B...
by jimh
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Sport 15 Making Replacement Anchor Locker Hatch Cover
Replies: 33
Views: 1018

Re: Sport 15 Making Replacement Anchor Locker Hatch Cover

The 207 hardener is made for clear coating and has UV protection, but should still be finished with a good quality varnish. Thanks for the tip on using WEST System 207 hardener. If I ever get really ambitious with putting a glossy varnish finish on the oiled wood on my boat, I will have to remember...
by jimh
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Alternative Method for Loudspeaker Placement on Small Fiberglass Open Boats
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Alternative Method for Loudspeaker Placement on Small Fiberglass Open Boats

An alternative method for installing a loudspeaker system for reproduction of recorded music for entertainment on a smaller fiberglass open cockpit boat: buy an inexpensive 86-quart cooler. The cooler becomes a water-tight enclosure that will be the cabinet for two loudspeakers, will contain the aud...
by jimh
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Sport 15 Making Replacement Anchor Locker Hatch Cover
Replies: 33
Views: 1018

Re: Sport 15 Making Replacement Anchor Locker Hatch Cover

Two rubber feet would have made a much less aesthetically compromised way to cushion the opening portion of the hatch when it lands on the aft part of the hatch. Or a small fiddle on the very front of the opening part. The new hatch looked a lot better before the ruler and the wood blocks went on. T...
by jimh
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1986 FRONTIER 25 Rebuild
Replies: 13
Views: 735

Re: 1986 FRONTIER 25 Rebuild

Normally on a 25-foot hull only the deeper part of the engine splash well (as seen in Figure 13 above) will fill with seawater. If the boat's trim is so far down by the stern that seawater flows into the splash well via the through-transom drains and rises above the deeper part of the sump to flood ...
by jimh
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Trailer Tire Wear
Replies: 9
Views: 236

Re: Trailer Tire Wear

Thanks for the clarification that the boat under discussion in this thread is a 210 MONTAUK. When you just say "Montauk" most readers will think you are talking about a 17-foot boat. Since we are not mind readers, be sure to clearly identify the boat model in full. A 210 MONTAUK is a much ...
by jimh
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: VHF MARINE RADIO
Topic: Em-trak Announces New B900 Series of AIS Transponders
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Em-trak Announces New B900 Series of AIS Transponders

I'd likely buy the least expensive one for my small boat. I have had great experience with em-trak products. I wouldn't get the antenna splitter because I would consider having a second antenna for the AIS to be really an in-place spare antenna for my VHF Marine Band radio. I wouldn't get the WiFi/B...
by jimh
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Entertainment Loudspeaker Placement on 24-foot Center Console
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Re: Entertainment Loudspeaker Placement on 24-foot Center Console

As far as my own boat, I don't have any interest in using multiple loudspeakers to play recorded music. Although I very much enjoy listening to recorded music, I do not find a boat to be a very good listening environment. I much prefer listening to recorded music in a proper room environment. I am a...
by jimh
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair
Replies: 22
Views: 298

Re: 1994 Outrage 21 Navigation Lamp Wiring Repair

PETER--thanks for the illustrations of navigation lamp wiring in a newer Boston Whaler. I see the paired BLACK-GRAY two conductor flat cable is still used. I also note in Figure 3 that you can see abrasion on the gray insulation of the paired conductor going into the hole. The hole also looks like i...
by jimh
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage
Replies: 23
Views: 647

Re: Replacing fuel tank in 1995 24 Outrage

ARCH--your explanation makes perfect sense. I did not think about the difficulty in wrestling a 200-lbs fuel tank out of the cavity unassisted. And once the old fuel tank is out of the boat, I presume its worth is then only as scrap aluminum, so the cutting would not affect the residual value.
by jimh
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: The GAM
Topic: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects
Replies: 26
Views: 572

Re: c.2007 210 Outrage Bilge, Power, Defects

...the boat was never unstable or had a tendency to lean to one side or the other filled up with water. That is an interesting observation. Perhaps with the generally deeper-V hull than most classic Boston Whalers, as the hull settled deeper into the water, the hull-form gained some stability becau...