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Re: 3-blade fixed prop recommendations?
Originally Posted by preservedkillick
This is exactly what I experience, except it happens all the time! I often end up getting in the dinghy at the end of the day to pull seaweed from the prop.
I wonder why my setup is such a seaweed magnet?
Could it be the gap between the and of the bearing and the start of the prop?? Perhaps I should try a shaft zinc in front of the prop to take up the space. ?
That's odd. This summer it happened just twice to us but I never noticed any difference in frequency between the CS and our old prop.. We had a LOT of weed this summer too. To free it I just give a quick blast of revers and it's gone. I would think we'd get more with a fin keel but perhaps not...
-Maine Sail / CS-36T
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