Originally Posted by SIBRider
How low below keel does anti-cavition plate should be on F470 at transom? My transom is 18". Common wisdom is 0-1" below on regular boats. That puts motor quite a bit above transom. Should anti-cavitiona plate be lower on F470 because of speed tubes?
The wisdom is supposedly that the deeper prop (and deeper exhaust) will be quieter for your commando beach landings...
After trying it, you might consider a small black of wood under the motor mounts to raise the engine an inch or two. You might get a little more speed with less splashing.