Originally Posted by chris.moody
Is the drill charged yet ? What offset are you going for ?
He's smug now he's got his done eh Chris, seriously though, offset is a minefield, with Mr Moody's his console is offset and he has now a battery and fuel tank under the same console, for balance how much do you offset it? Offset is done to counter the paddle wheel effect of the prop, when you're boat is on the limit that prop is trying not only to push you forward but paddle you side ways, the only thing stopping it is your gearbox, Skeg and keel.
Putting too much and you're boat will be a pig, too little ain't as bad as you think, it's easier to adjust.
Too much is read into this subject and I can understand this on race boats, but think about it, you have spent countless hours working out trim/offset, you get your pride in the water and you have some dickhead onboard that won't keep still, he moves forward, your trims wrong, he comes round the side to see what speed you're doing and your offset/trim is wrong and the chances are that if you're airborne you have hopefully lost the dickhead.
Just put it on at your best guess with the knowledge you have, if it's wrong for you, move it