Originally Posted by Jack Dalmatian
I come from the world of shaft drives.
Regarding Outboards, are the props "handed" - ie Sbrd prop clockwise and Port prop anticlockwise
If handed, do you need to buy a left spinning port outboard or have it modified?
If not handed, the tendancy will be to turn to starboard???
Many larger installations nowadays use counter rotation engines which come with a different gearbox to allow using a lh prop
Many smaller installations run standard rotation without issue.