I have a 10.5' TwinVee with a 100lbs short shaft outboard sitting on the stern. It gets on plane OK but the bow rises and the stern sits down more than I would like. I was thinking about putting a hydrofoil on the shaft just above the prop to make the transition to plane smoother. Does anyone have experience with these? I have plenty of power for speed, so the additional drag is a non-issue. I just don't want to add stuff to the boat that doesn't do much. Thanks - Matt
I haven't seen the need myself, but what you are wanting one for is the exact reason I believe they are made, to lift the stern, sort of like trim tabs, and also they make you plane faster, that is the bow comes back down sooner, or so I have been told.