Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-03-2007, 05:29   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2007
Boat: Hedley Nichol 10mtr Cat
Posts: 20

Hi All ,
And greetings from The Great Barrier Reef .
Does anyone know who can supply a leg extension for a 15 HP 4 Stroke long shaft Yamaha ?
We have a fairly lightweight cat. ( 10Mtr 1800Kgs ) and even using a cantilever mount
in choppy conditions the hobby-horsing results in the prop spending a lot of its time out of the water .
Any other suggestions would be welcome .
Cheers , jezza
jezza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-03-2007, 08:29   #2
Registered User
Tnflakbait's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Southern California
Boat: CSK, 33' Aita Pe'ape'a
Posts: 338
Images: 7
I'm sure your local Yamaha dealer could point you in the right direction. The extentions are pricy. I have had the same problem with my cat. My engine has 2 extensions and a 3rd would have been a custom deal. I lowered the transom mount a couple of inches and it helped a good deal. Some people swear by the fins you can put on outboards. However, I found that when I took them off it cavitated less. Good luck.
Tnflakbait is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Diesel Outboard ? trout888 Engines and Propulsion Systems 55 13-02-2011 22:43
waterproof outboard beau Powered Boats 9 16-12-2006 21:21
Outboard engine and solar power charging THamel Construction, Maintenance & Refit 2 19-05-2003 22:28

Advertise Here

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:12.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.