Installing trim tabs on jetboat

Discussion in 'Stability' started by Bwibwi, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Bwibwi
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    Bwibwi New Member

    Hi, I have a 21' thunderjet. When using it on the chuck it's pretty 'bouncy' through waves. I realize if I have my trolling motor in the down position it rides better. I'm wondering if I install trim tabs on the boat will it provide a smoother ride?

    Thank you.
  2. MKP
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    MKP Junior Member

    I've always used trim tabs to bury the bow in the chop for a better ride on my v hull boats. I don't see why it wouldn't work on a jet boat. is there any v at the bow at all?
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