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Bristol 27 OB motor installation

: *Nov. 10 2003 12:47 AM
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I need some info re: outboard motor bracket (15 hsp)for Bristol 27 '' sailboat . I do not want to keep the motor in the stern well as it causes drag & sea growth that always fouls motor .
What bracket do I need ? Will I need any additional hardware or wedges to insure proper degree of installation ? Do I need to provide additional support to the stern Inside the well ? If you know how to do it or can recommend addition info ,please respond . thanks , billsails
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I had a simlar problem with my Lancer 29. I removed the nasty old OMC saildrive and went with an outboard on my transom. I also dragged the prop in the water.I put a wooden outboard mount on the top rail of my stern pulpet. I hate moving it back and forth though so I am coming up with a HIGH lift motor mount. A mount that will bring the power head up even with the top rail when not in use.
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Bristol 27 OB motor installation

Try sending your question to Bristol mail list. This list is very active and the folks are always helpful
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