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This is boat tuning for speed

Fred Imhoff

This is boat tuning for speed

by Fred Imhoff

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Published by Hearst Marine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailboat racing,
  • Sailboats -- Maintenance and repair

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFred Imhoff and Lex Pranger.
    ContributionsPranger, Lex.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV826.5 .I43 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2873143M
    ISBN 100688054307
    LC Control Number84062459

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    Jet Boat – Yamaha SX WE LIKE the all-new Yamaha TR-1 engine, which is percent smaller and percent lighter than the MR-1 it replaces. We're also impressed by the reduction in sound levels in this boat as compared to earlier models, which is a result of the TR-1's reduced RPM, a redesigned pump inlet, and increased engine box insulation. When we have both boats going the same speed, we have one boat put up the new sail. After we have measured a difference, we will switch sails between boats to see if we get the same result. When testing tuning changes let one boat (the faster if there is a difference) remain constant while the .


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