Originally Posted by cgoing
Congrats on the new baby! Always an exciting time.
I still need to buff the hull, clean up the tubes and clean up the rigging but I finally got her in the water today. I am really happy with the transformation. Its now a lot faster and quieter. The cav plate was buried but it still hit 44mph at around 5600rpms. I will raise the motor and see if it picks up a bit more speed.
Took it out into the steep wind waves and got airborne a few times, no pounding or slapping. The splash well I made works good, punching it in reverse get a little splash over the transom but deck stays dry.