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Old 16 June 2007, 04:30   #11
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Here's one, although not quite the same finesse as the Trimax, that was designed for a military application a few years back.
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Old 16 June 2007, 04:37   #12
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Are those also surface drives?
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Old 16 June 2007, 07:25   #13
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What happened to the EPS Tigershark(Pascoe) fitted with the Ecodrive? RIB mag promised a full review but haven't heard a peep since.
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And what about the 'Yellowfin' (Variable Surface Drive)? It arrived at one of the shows as 'the next big thing', offering efficiency, acceleration, speed increases, etc, and then nothing!!

It also boasted good manouverability at low speed (look at the vids on the website).

www.yellowfin.com

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And what about the 'Yellowfin' (Variable Surface Drive)? It arrived at one of the shows as 'the next big thing', offering efficiency, acceleration, speed increases, etc, and then nothing!!

It also boasted good manouverability at low speed (look at the vids on the website).

www.yellowfin.com

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Was that similar to the Daf Variomatic system?
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Old 16 June 2007, 19:14   #16
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And what about the 'Yellowfin' (Variable Surface Drive)? It arrived at one of the shows as 'the next big thing', offering efficiency, acceleration, speed increases, etc, and then nothing!!

It also boasted good manouverability at low speed (look at the vids on the website).

www.yellowfin.com

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I don't expect that to be out just yet - still early days. There is already a german rival offering a similar system proving there is nothing really new and that patents are only as good as the lawyers who enforce them!!!
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What is the price of such a surface drive?
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I believe that it was described as an 'alternative' to mercruiser drives. I assumed that this 'alternative' means that it's similar in price......

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