Jeffs FS14 LS

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If weight is 900lds all in as it leaves the dock, 38mph. Jacques warned of overpowering this boat. A 25hp would give the low 30's. In the study study plans he lists a 5" draft at 610lb diplacement with a PPI of 200lbs. So, if you're under 900lbs your speed will go up.

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TomW1 wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 7:02 pm If weight is 900lds all in as it leaves the dock, 38mph. Jacques warned of overpowering this boat. A 25hp would give the low 30's. In the study study plans he lists a 5" draft at 610lb diplacement with a PPI of 200lbs. So, if you're under 900lbs your speed will go up.

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bamaguy0 wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 4:30 pm30!
That's about my guess. We'll have to share the prize.
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Mojosmantra wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 5:52 pm 32.89 - I’m hopeful for you.
My bottom may just be slick enough for some negative slip, we'll see. I do like the confidence! Catch another fish yet?
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32.
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cape man wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 9:34 pm32.
32 for Craig, in the book, good luck.

The square pegs at the end of my controller harness do not fit in the round hole on the engine harness, an adapter is needed, so I may be sol for 4th weekend barring a miracle. Putting the 20 back on is not an attractive option at this point. Luckily the sailboat got splashed this morning so I'm not completely without boating options,just fishing options.

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This weekend is when the crazies come out anyway! Staying away from the water is my kinda fun. :lol:

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bamaguy0 wrote: Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:08 pm This weekend is when the crazies come out anyway! Staying away from the water is my kinda fun. :lol:
Yeah, amateur hour, like drunk people on new years eve! The pros stay home! :lol: :lol:
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Reckon you'll get 33mph going downhill. Just find a good current.

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OneWayTraffic wrote: Thu Jun 30, 2022 3:59 am Reckon you'll get 33mph going downhill. Just find a good current.
While in FL we did find some pretty decent slopes, here in Lake Ontario it tends to be a little flatter but I'll see if I can find a nice downwinder for ya!
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