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Old 06-07-2011, 20:29   #16
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I tried hoisting my 100 lb 15 HP this weekend for the first time using the halyard. it was very simple. The angles you drew in your diagram are not realistic. I did not have to exert much force to prevent the outboard from swinging back to the mast.
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Old 07-07-2011, 11:04   #17
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Re: Mounting the Outboard ?

You guys have it all wrong. Buy a ketch and use the mizzen boom.
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Re: Mounting the Outboard ?

I actually did it on my sloop with the boom and the main sheet. It wasn't as hard as I had envisioned. The engine probably is only 50 lbs. I banged it about a bit and pulling it over the lifeline was annoying, but overall, not as difficult as I had imagined.
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Re: Mounting the Outboard ?

FWIW, there is a Pacific Seacraft 37 with a canoe stern here that has a unique way to store his outboard. He's installed one of those drop down outboard motor brackets on the stern. Hangs the outboard on that. Looks like it is mounted too high for the outboard to function as propulsion so it's strictly a storage device. When the mount is down, the motor is at an easy height to transfer from the mount to dinghy transom and back and forth. When stowed in the up position, the motor isn't in the way hanging off the pushpit. It is probably a whole lot more secure from being ripped off or mangling the pushpit from a boarding wave, yet is still high enough that it won't get inudated except in survival conditions. Got me thinking about installing one of those mounts. I've got way too much stuff hanging off my pushpit and the motor is always getting in the way.
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