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post #24 of Old 06-13-2008
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Originally Posted by Brucesrq View Post
my question is on a similar track, I have a spindrift 22 with an evinrude 8.8 longshaft. the motor is mounted on the port side, and when under power it pulls port. Is there something I could do to lessen this? It makes impossible under power to do much else but steer, even for a moment. I finally bought a boat after many years of dreaming...and I have quite a learning curve aheat, but aint it sweet on the water. thanks.


Can't you just turn the outboard slightly to counteract the pull to port and lock it in this position?

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