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    BYOBoat replied to a thread Sport C tunnel boat in Mini Boats
    Here's an unofficial guide to Sport C rules. Most of this is also a good idea for any Sport C type boat even if built for recreational use only....
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    BYOBoat replied to a thread Sport C tunnel boat in Mini Boats
    In case anyone is interested, here's the rules for Sport C for 2018. Motor specs, for Tohatsu/Nissan 40HP 2 cylinder. Don't touch the ports, but...
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    BYOBoat replied to a thread Sport C tunnel boat in Mini Boats
    I'm starting a Sport C build, refined since my last boat. Hopefully it will be ready for this season. Luckily, being in the rainy windy Northwest,...
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    Here is the back end of a Tomcat. The prop height is probably too low in this picture, and if I remember it ran better with less setback than this...
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    A brass tube has been glued into the pee outlet with locktite. The indicator tube that goes to the mirror can then be slipped on. Many other motors,...
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    Several hardware items in this picture. You can see the steering pulley and a cable guide. A PWC mirror is mounted to the cockpit top edge (mirrors...
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    Note the steering coaming pulley up forward, several guides to reduce cable flop, leading aft to a shackle attachment at the steering bar. (I think...
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    The center of the steering cable (3/16" stainless cable is common?) should have a least 3 turns around a drum. I've used garage door spring/cable...
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    Here's some typical Sport C hardware, as set up on the Tomcats and other similar boats. Basic overview. Steering is a pull-pull system with...
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    Looks like your jig will save a lot of time. Nothing is more frustrating than driving a twisted boat that won't handle. I've found, besides overall...
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    Some of these are not tomcat pictures, but all are typical hardware setups on Sport C boats. Official Sport C setups run teh 2 cylinder 40HP...
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Russell Mead
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Sport C Silver"Wing"
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Warrenton, OR
Boat racing number:
545
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Marine Electrician and Yacht Repair
Biography:
Owner/Operator of Cascade Yacht Works. Build and run towboats at stock outboard races, and now getting into a true race boat

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