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Old 18 March 2011, 18:54   #11
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Old 18 March 2011, 21:29   #12
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Prop torque as said. Both my Humber and the Osprey do it too. A quick tweak to starboard on the steering just as you leave the water sorts it out
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Old 18 March 2011, 21:29   #13
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Sorry guys - didn't mean to start a row! So yes - it was on my 5.4m tornado with a yamaha 90, I had the boat laden evenly and even moved the spare fuel tank to starboard to provide me with ballast. I boathandle for my diver mate who has a Humber destroyer of the same size with same engine and have never noticed this, so would be surprised if it was down to engine power? I appreciate your help.....but let's not fall put about it?
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Old 18 March 2011, 23:03   #14
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leaning to the left :)

hi, some old posts talk about this - the destroyers are very prone to leaning to the left if the engine is allowed to over trim inwards, trimming out a bit helps a huge amount, I'm guessing the tornado is doing the same??

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Old 19 March 2011, 07:37   #15
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I had exactly the same problem, and trimming resolved it. Just so I didn't frighten myself to death, I put a "trim pin" is that what its called, anyway the pin that you can place through the holes, underneath the outboard to stop the engine trimming all the way in, its never done it since.
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Old 19 March 2011, 12:55   #16
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I knew someone with the 5.1 Tornado with a 90 and it pulled badly on reentry to the water from prop torque. Judicious throttle and trim control helps a lot.

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Old 19 March 2011, 15:00   #17
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Never though of trim, cheers guys, I had the engine trimmed right in, so that's hopefully the issue, thanks a lot
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