Parts, Rule 1500 GPH Automatic A side effect of his using a trim tab is that it will also counteract the list to port. Deals, Electronics & Bow lift, stern lift, torque steer and crabbing all come from the unbalanced forces from the propeller. The opposite reaction being the motor wants to rotate opposite the direction of the driven prop., causing hull list to port. Anglers Port Marine New and Used on boats.iboats.com. Boat Repair, Boat Paint & The problem for Sean is that he needs the smaller set-back trim tab for propeller blade clearance and that reduces the amount of force the trim tab can exert to help correct the list. Lights, Boat Trailer Home; Classic Boats. I am primarily interested in correcting the list while planing and what effect the choice of propeller has on said list. Would very much like to avoid heavy use of the tabs under normal conditions (shaking hand at kicker!!!). The perfect thing about trim tabs is that you can make minute changes as conditions change instantly with little effort. Ventilation, Interior & Cabin & Sonar, Trolling This also produces the greatest fuel efficiency at that throttle setting. Utter nonsense. The most efficient setting of the engine trim is the setting where the greatest efficiency (however you choose to measure that) is produced. I ran the boat today with my Enertia 16 and also a Stiletto Advantage 17 (Advantage II??). Galley, Barbeque Let's get back to Sean's Outrage 18 and use it as an example. Nohing bent or broken, it leans while coming on plane, once on plane it can be brought back level by trimming the outdrive up, but to get it level it has to be trimmed so high the prop will ventilate in rougher water. The boat generally handles well with the Enertia and the fuel economy is fantastic. What propeller properties most affect prop torque? If you are trying to boat across a lake to your summer cabin with your wife aboard on a windy day, you may choose the tuck the motor in substantially to achieve a smoother ride in the chop. The rotation of the propeller creates forward thrust, but there is also a small sideways component created. Can make it worse and most here are violently opposed to hydrofoils. Some are not and we were given permission to use. Maintenance, Pumps and Also Jerry, I'm far from a mechanical engineer or prop. Our sailboat was in a slip located such that the exit from the marina was to Starboard. And starboard is the corresponding word for the right side of a boat. Deals, Pumps & Plumbing Huge range of used private and dealer boats for sale near you. As anyone who has driven a single engine inboard boat with a right-hand propeller on an inclined downward propeller shaft will tell you, when you begin to make sternway there is a very strong tendency for the boat to back to port or left. Hardware, Boat Downs, Couplers, Mounts, Biminis, Paint and Please advise the errors in my very basic reasoning. Meters, Marine Electrical Panels And as the subject has been brought up - I would suspect that if a blade breaks the surface, the helmsman/operator could hear it. You have a very good way of simply explaining sometimes complex problems. Sealant, & At cruising speed, I always adjust my tilt-trim to eliminate all torque and pull against the steering wheel. Steering wheel must be properly located relative to propeller rotation. Holder, Anchor & Dock Storage are balanced, then why the need for a steering trim tab on the motor? Search new and used boats for sale locally, nationally and globally. Maintenance, Boat Cleaners & Boats, Propeller Parts & Drink Holders. I could never figure out why most women are like that, basically a pain in the $$s. On my deep V boats something as minor as a wind speed or direction change would affect trim. Parts, Inflatable Hitches, & I am interested to hear comments on that topic. It sure seems to me your motor may need some steering trim tab. Bow. While all horizontal and vertical forces are balanced - and combine to produce a moment about the CG of the boat - there is one very small unbalance that I would think would be insignificant. Locks, Boat Deck ---- Jerry/Idaho. There was a repair to the front deck edge and gunwale/lip area on the port side of the boat. But in the ideal, when a hull is running on plane at optimum attitude, the most efficient setting of the engine trim should be with the propeller shaft level. Dock, Cabin and Engine tilt should be such that the prop is horizontal when underway. 2016 i420 in excellent, race ready condition. I do not like having to always us the port trim tab (in following seas) to correct the list and am wondering about changing the following: PropellerCurrently I am using a Mercury Enertia 16 which has a larger diameter, larger blade area, and higher rake (blade swept further aft) than most props. The Boat Listing. Thanks to all. Some of these photos are original from Port Carling Boats. Accessories, Pontoon Bimini My new Outrage has hydraulic steering and when on plane I can let go of the steering wheel it tracks dead straight. I have my 225 mounted three holes up and moving up one set of holes made a big difference. If you wanted to back to Starboard you would have to build up enough speed to get some rudder action. Jacks, Boat Trailer Brakes & The forces are most certainly not balanced. To reduce the tendency for the hull to list, we can change the static forces and the propeller forces. It's not there merely to minimize list caused by propeller torque by keeping the propeller shaft horizontal. 21' Beneteau First Twenty Performance Canyon Lake, Texas Asking $35,000. This effect continues when the boat is underway. I have my E-tec 90 on a jack plate, but this discussion has started to make me wonder if it is causing problems I never considered before. Ships required to carry radio, USCG, and most coast stations maintain a listening watch on this channel. Switches, Shore Power & AC Steering linkage should have enough adequate sized pulleys, properly swiveled and with the right cable tension. Of course there are times and wave conditions when it is desirable to intentionally raise or lower the bow to put the hull on a certain attitude for meeting waves, and engine trim is useful for accomplishing this. If your boat is leaning will at rest, this is often because of a weight distribution … Boarding, Paddles & If there was an unbalnce between one side of the prop and the other, there would be a very signicant vibration and propllers would not be used. It would not seem to have much effect on the vertical plane, rotational forces about the CG you are describing. Gets very confusing. Fasteners, Boat Windshield I don't know what your experience level is, and I don't mean to insult you, I'm really new at boating and was making this mistake so I thought I'd throw it out there... you could be over-trimmed. What they are trying to say is that the helmsman will stand behind the wheel and since he/she has weight, that will help counteract the list caused by propeller torque (and this is why the steering wheel is normally placed to starboard, not port). Often the best you could do was to just back up straight, backing across the channel, then turning toward the exit and going forward. Further, the larger the blades, the more pronounced the list effect will be. Would adding an extended steering tab designed for higher rake props (clearance) enable me to reduce the prop torque and list or just the steering torque? Smoke Wells, Toilet & Waste Screws, Boat Handles, Pulls, & Dock, Anchor Chains & Transom Join our mailing list for updates. Some are not and we were given permission to use. There could be a much simpler and easy to fix solution. This boat was last raced in January/February of 2020. Deals, Dealer In either case, the forces are blanced at all times. Hi everyone, I have a 2005 Monterey 214 FS.Merc 4.3L 220 HP. Anyhow, very interesting discussions. For us who don't have NFB and hydraulic steering, the motor trim certainly plays a large role in steering torque. Or, if the engine must be trimmed out to raise the bow when on plane, perhaps the boat needs some lifting strakes on the hull or less weight in the bow. However, if your explanation is correct and all forces from the prop. Covers, Other Whether you’re cashing out of your investment or upgrading to a bigger boat, we can help you sell your used boat online fast on Boat Trader.com - the #1 marketplace for new and used boats. I would think this could now be set straight, and the curve would automatically adjust for the steering torque. Baloney. Bullet Skimmer, Paint and Plumbing, Anchor Detectors, Binoculars & The Mercury Enertia tolerates high mounting heights and surfacing conditions very well, better than almost any other propeller I have tested. leaves the water, the more force is applied by the prop. If those bolts were removed - the engine would flip off the boat. Now, even though the upward, downward, right and left forces are balanced, those same forces provide a moment about the CG of the boat. Happy holidays. Forums, Find Seats, Fishing Boat Savers, Boat Trailer Guides & Sell your boat online. for Sale, Buy A Winches, Boat Motor Supports & 31' Chaparral Boat Yard Bombay Clipper 31 Seattle, Washington Asking $24,750. being in a "perfect world" where the shaft angle is level and the water density surrounding the prop. While we may have the knowledge to explain what causes this torque steer effect, it is surely there and the steering tab is one way to attempt to offset it's effects. If you want to use one, please contact us. This is commonly known as no-feedback (NFB) steering. My kicker was to port for the same reason and that was part of the problem but not all of it. On a small boat the weight of the crew is a considerable portion of the entire boat weight, and an adult's weight can cause a boat, particularly a V-hull boat, to lean or list to one side when that weight is off keel centerline. Now, Shop If I had done that on my Montauk I would have ended up on the river bank. This is very common with small recreation outboard powered boats. Ropes, Boat do I break out the straightedge and the laser? As to Sean's Outrage 18 with its 150 HP outboard, I note that my Outrage 18 with its 150 outboard always tended to list to port and it bugged me. If the channel were narrow, you might have to make two passes to get the boat turned. Also, shouldn't basic physics apply when discussing the prop. Deals, Boat Seats Tasmania Wooden Boat Festival Hobart 8-11 February 'Bacarli' is a beautiful English design built in 1950 by the Armed… Port Adelaide SA, South Australia AU $195,000 Or nearest offer View Listing ---- Jerry/Idaho3. Systems, Lowrance Hook2-4 GPS Acessories, Fishing Outriggers & You could always add ballast to level it out, but it could affect fuel consumption. When I bought my boat, which is equipped with twin V-6s, both motors were standard rotation. © Infopop Corporation (formerly Madrona Park, Inc.), 1998 - 2000. http://www.miwheel.com/propellers/resources/faqs/outboard/#360. The beauty of these individual controls is twofold. Move your motor UP. Browse photos and search by condition, price, and more. I added a set of trim tabs to correct listing while on plane, but when the boats stationary its a matter of balancing the load. Porta-Bote International is the manufacturer of revolutionary portable folding boats. Also, do you have the fuel tank and oil reservoir as far to Starboard as possible? This moment will tend to list or "roll" the boat - in the same direcction as the rotation of the prop. I have already moved all my fishing weights, etc. Warsaw, MO 65355 Contact Phone (888) 339-8026 Boat Brands. The three dimensional force vectors are generated perpendicular to a given location on the prop blade surface. Home; Classic Boats. Hardware, Boat Seats by The best I could do is move as much weight to starboard, and I always moved my passengers if I could. Battery Charger, Marine Audio & Hardware, Marine (It would be nice to have a strong explanation of this effect. Modern outboards have built-in features in the lower units to compensate for torque. I have a little more weight than you in the stern, albeit on a wider hull. fishing equipment. Acessories, Fish Cleaning I guess that is a topic for another thread......or a book.....or a library of books.LOL. One other thought about raising the motor and the effect on list forces: As the motor moves up and the prop. And while the upward, downward, left and right loads are balanced, they all contribute to the moment about the CG of the boat - in the same rotation as the prop. Maybe I'm way off base and if so I apologize. The effect of the propeller torque was more pronounced when backing. Trailer Winches, Shop Accessories, Big Jon My issue is that my boat list (leans) to PORT while docked. You are using an out of date browser. Deals, Electrical search | FAQ | The force generated by one blade of a three blade prop are identical to the forces generated on the opposite side of the prop as the other two blades, being at an angle, are at decreased distances from the prop shaft and of the boat CG. Engine trim should be where it offers you the performance you want. When the propeller shaft runs in that position the propeller torque forces are minimized. On a four bladed prop, the blades are diametricaly opposed. Using the trim tabs has always worked very well for me. I often wished I had trim tabs on the transom, or just one on the port side. Kits, Seadog Stainless Steel Cup France Cannes Vue Generale Panorama General view Harbour Boats Postcard. Pumps, Marine Pump Replacement I'm probably wrong, but it seems the steering tab is trying to offset a "twisting" torque generated by the motor/prop. starts to leave the water, the blade(s) in good contact with the water will apply a different force than the one(s) in free air or much "lighter" water. That blade is, of course, the top-most blade. Motors, Fishing Downriggers & Indeed the engine wants to rotate - but that moment is transferred to the hull via the transom mounting bolts. & Rings, Prop Nut Kits & With the top blade forces being - say 1 foot - above the diametrically opposed blades forces - the difference in the water pressure is about 0.036 psi. The boat was always reluctant to back to Starboard. Furthermore, and here we get to the heart of Sean's problem, his motor is set way to low on the transom on his Outrage 18. Research boat buying, selling and ownership through a wealth of articles and videos. Thanks. --steering torque: the tendency for an outboard engine to be more difficult to rotate in one direction than the other. your boats Gel Coat Match, Shop & Circuit I believe that the cause of this sideways component is due to a slight variation in how the blades of the propeller interact with the water. Tubes, Shop Category, View There is a NET gain inefficiency by trimming the motors out. Any ideas what would cause my boat to lean to the port side during acceleration? So, in a nut shell: Raise the motor two more bolt holes to the "Three Holes Up" position and report back on how bad the list is. From the comments above it does not sound like anyone has a clear understanding of how propeller design contributes to list. For over 40 years, Porta-Bote international has been producing high-quality portable boats ideal for fishing, boating, sailing, hunting and camping enthusiasts who lack the space to store or transport ordinary boats. 25 years old, verify you don't have any hull deformation, only takes a little bit to make a big difference in planing attitude. 1997 Starcraft 1710, 135 hp, 3.0 4 cyl. When backing out of the slip the boat always backed to Port, so the bow was heading in the right direction to head out of the channel. Deals, Camping & RV If so, it seems this force can cause listing if not properly offset by the steering trim tab. For example, if the engine must be trimmed down or tucked in all the way to hold down the bow when the boat is on plane, perhaps the boat needs trim tabs. Accessories, Marine Electrical What they are trying to tell you is that prop torque, steering torque and list is greatly affected by the P-factor where the blades of the propeller are unevenly loaded by the axis of rotation being nonparallel with the flow of water about it. Supplies, Boston Whaler, 1972-1993, The engine/drive should be trimmed in for best start-up acceleration and shortest time to plane. It appears that they on were since one off the thru-holes is slightly messed up. New Search; Boats for Sale; Angler's Port Marine; Inventory. I guess twin F70s is the solution! The motors are trimmed out at that point a fair amount. favorite this post Nov 24 2004 Angler 18 ft center console $12,900 (Jensen beach) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Platforms, Slide Communication, Auto Pilot Products, Carbon Monoxide & In Sean's case, he does so that's the obvious solution right there and is also the highest and best use of trim tabs on Whalers. Would a 4-blade or smaller diameter prop reduce prop torque? Financing, Iboats This "principal" force can be thought of - looking at the prop from behind - as being composed of an axial thrust component (which is not "seen" via looking from behind and "into" the axial thrust vector), a vertical and a horizontal component. It say's that the boat listed and sank. Port Carling Boats – Antique & Classic Wooden Boats for Sale. I realize that some boats will have a hull design which, in combination with the load they are carrying and the weight distribution on the hull, will benefit from having the engine trim moved up or down from level so as to change the attitude of the hull as it moves through the water, that is, to raise or lower the bow. Deals, Trailering Instruments, VHF Radios & Fenders, Boat Trailer Accessories, Electronic Navigation When looking towards the bow, the left-hand side of the boat is the port side. Accessories, Marine DC Power Plugs The front of a boat is called the bow, while the rear of a boat is called the stern. When talking differences in water density, guess I'm thinking mainly about the hull (and stuff attached to it) having some affect on the amount of air entrained in the water near the surface. Boat Slip for rent, Port Salerno $13 (Port Salerno) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Seats, Pontoon Boat Seats & Thanks for your very detailed engineering explanation of prop. She lists hard to port once she's on plane on up to WOT. Weight DistributionThe kicker will only fit on the port side due to clearance issues with the tiller handle. It seems this dynamic alone would create twisting or torque load and in the direction of prop. So I always keep the tank full and store all my boat equipment on the port side. Maybe we're mixing theoretical propeller forces with real world propeller forces. If you remove the steering tab or reduce it's effectiveness, it seems to me this force has to go some other place, i.e., hull list to port. Terminal P-factor, where the effective angle of attack of the propeller bladed varies as it rotates about its axis as well as the varied composition of the water/air mixture an outboard propeller operates in both have profound effects on the forces the propeller blades generate. At least for a novice like me, it is very educational. Marine Battery Chargers, Shop If you want to use one, please contact us. Tom Clark can probably advise on what 4 blade to try. Move the crew around to compensate for any lean while on plane. Grills, Boat Drink Regarding a blade breaking the surface. Manufacturer, Boat Tables & expert but it seems to me that the propeller is transfering the force from the motor into the water one blade at a time. Rollers, Boat Trailer That is the tim tab on the motor, which Sean is not using. 23' EdgeWater 230 CC - New - Year: 2021 - Length: 23 Feet - Current Price: US$ 121,000 - Located in Port Clinton, OH - Hull Material: Fiberglass - Engine/Fuel Type: Yamaha 300 Questions? Software, Digital Axles, Boat Trailer Tie The motor should come up at least two more bolt holes. A motor set low will have a much greater influence on list than a motor raised on the transom. Port Carling Boats – Antique & Classic Wooden Boats for Sale. Now, in the vertical plane - if there is a 1 foot difference between the identical locations of the blades - there will be difference in pressure of about 0.036 lb/in^2 which is small and probably a no-never-mind. 42.5' Sabre 425 Montego Bay Jamaica Asking $89,900. On my boat, a 22-footer with Whaler Drive, I find that moving one crew from outboard to centerline or vice versa will usually compensate for any lean. The Enertia seemed to list more than the Stiletto (non-scientific) but the boat generally handles better and gets better mileage with the Enertia. $3.33 + $2.27 shipping . Maintenance, Fiberglass & Epoxy Maybe this is neglible on prop. Note: The details of individual boats have been taken from files kindly supplied by the navigation authorities so will reflect their records. See Details. BoatUS Members receive a free standard ad package which includes a 60-day listing with unlimited photos. Regarding the water density - side to side the density is about the same. profile | register | author help, Boat RiggingOutrage 18, Mercury Optimax 150, Enertia 16, flat anodeYamaha T8 mounted to port transomSmall fuel tank and oil reservoir in splash wellTwo Group-27 batteries in console12x12 Lenco trim tabsTransducer on starboard sideMisc. GPS Chartplotter and Fish Finder Combo, Find Blocks, Marine This force, being perpeneicular to the prop surface at the point, is at an angle relative to the prop axis and is dependent on, at least, the propeller design (pitch, rake and diameter) and the prop rpm. if you haven't heard in today's news on MSN there was an article on a boat accident that occurred this sunday. This tendency for the boat to turn left is felt in the steering, where the force need to turn the boat back to the right is greater than the force needed to continue the tendency to turn left. List per Page: Results: 1 - 33 of 33 . When a V-hull boat is on plane, the amount of the hull in the water is significantly reduced. Though your boat speed may go down, it is still a MUCH more efficient way to start a vacation as you will arrive without your wife being pissed at you. Boat Gel Coat - Spectrum Color, Pumps and Page:  New Boat Showroom. Covers, Boat Seat I played around with engine trim but was unable to notice any effect on the list. In nautical terms, the word “list” refers to a lean that occurs when a boat is out of balance. In the real world, the prop. Anchor Box Anchors, Fishing Rod & Reel . Some of these photos are original from Port Carling Boats. ACCOUNT, Find Source: http://www.miwheel.com/propellers/resources/faqs/outboard/#360. Hardware, Boat Seat & Live Bait (You can remember "bow" as the front, because when you … If your boat is perfectly level at rest, not listing or dragging at plowing speeds or on the acceleration to plane, but only veers off and tries to take control when you get onto plane perhaps you need to adjust your engine trim up a little when you come over the top onto plane. The last is an effect produced by the first two. forces, but would change the water density....or maybe I should say water to air ratio. 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