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by roberttintera
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Help! engine advice? Want to meet up w Melb/C FL X/M sailor?
Replies: 1
Views: 1266

Help! engine advice? Want to meet up w Melb/C FL X/M sailor?

I have a 97X, Honda 50, @ Melb Bch, last summer rodents ate thru throttle wires, (in marina on trailer), engine hasn't started over 2+ yrs, mechanic this week tried with fuel direct and temporary ignition, NO start, not seized, I'm looking for another mechanic, or do used 50hp (a new one very $$), o...
by roberttintera
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Performance & Tuning
Topic: Rudders get jammed, can't steer??
Replies: 11
Views: 3111

Rudders get jammed, can't steer??

Hi, we own a 97 26 X, still novice sailors, we like sailing in Fla shallow inland water, but get rudders jammed often, then we can't steer, maybe a 26x is just too much boat for inland, "go anywhere" sailing? (or I have a rudder issue?) I thot she would be perfect drawing only 9" when centerboard is...