Author Archive | Rusty Lewis

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Installing trim tabs on our dinghy

Trim tabs promise to (this is from the box) … Plane at lower speeds – Improve fuel efficiency – Reduce pounding – Improve your hole shot – Eliminate porpoising – Reduce engine laboring – Eliminate chine walking All I am hoping is that I’ll get the stern up a bit at slower speeds. Much of […]

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Be kind to your dinghy

As the title suggests, we have not been kind to ours. We expect our dinghy to transport us to shore and back, take us exploring, adventuring, joyriding, and perhaps even rescue us in the event of an emergency. Yet we treat ours poorly. Not intentionally. We always have the best of intentions. I’d call it benign […]

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