Originally Posted by Hightower
However after I started adding weight the performance of the 21" dropped down to 35kn's and started to bog down when accelerating. It was funny as WOT didn't seem to reduce with the speed, indicating more slip was to blame. I clawed the speed and acceleration back with that 19" viper you found for me on ebay and it added 250 rpm to the WOT which is now midrange at 5000 rpm.
I've found the same thing. My WOT RPM stays the same to within a whisker,but the slip % changes depending on weight/weather.
I'd love to try the boat 'bare' with just me and one tank aboard-I suspect I'd make 40 knots.
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