With a 100 hp motor, why does this guy even have his sails up?

Discussion in 'Capri/Catalina 14 Talk' started by c14_Jim, Oct 26, 2017.

  1. c14_Jim

    c14_Jim Sailing on Shelter Bay

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  2. caprintx

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    That's pretty funny! Imagine the physics if someone really tried that... With a 300 lb motor hanging off the transom, the bow would be pointing way up in the air. Some sort of homemade tiller and throttle would have to be constructed. You'd need room for a large gas tank, starter battery which adds even more weight. Imagine the fumes, vibration, yikes!
     

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