Originally Posted by RCULLEN
EXCUSE MY IGNORANCE BUT I ASSUME IT MUST BE UNDERWATER AS IT SITS MAINLY UNDERWATER THE ONLY OTHER DESCRIPTION WOULD BE A Z DRIVE
What sort of boat is this (motorboat or sail)
is it a shaft drive - shaft from back of gearbox
goes directly aft through the hull
underwater directly to the propellor
Some shaft drives come out the front of the engine/gearbox, through a device that connects to a shaft that goes under the engine
back towards the stern, through the hull
underwater and directly to the propellor (called a V drive)
is it an outdrive - drive goes out the transom above the water
line, and a leg transfers the drive to underwater.
is it a saildrive
- engine gearbox
and leg are all one unit, with the leg going through the bottom of the hull and is an aluminium leg about 2 ft long - all underwater
Pictures would help
By the way - using capitals on the forum is the equivalent of shouting.