Originally Posted by BELLATRIX1965
If you can, I'd contact the manufacturer of your boat and get their recommendations.
I would but they went out of business 30 years ago.
Actually, I used some specs that match up pretty well to the posted chart. I posed the question out of mere curiosity because I read & hear so many things like the "techniques" in my OP rather than anything technical or scientific - so unlike my other passion - cars. There everything is spec'd to the Ft/Lb.
I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.