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Old 03-03-2019, 12:07 PM   #9
FlyWright
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City: California Delta and SF Bay
Country: Sacramento, CA, USA (boat in Vallejo)
Vessel Name: FlyWright
Vessel Model: Marshall Californian 34 LRC
Join Date: Apr 2008
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Here's how I solved my similar conundrum on my 34. It's a 3.3m/10'11" PVC soft bottom dink that's rated for max 15HP. I run it with a 15HP 2-stroke Merc and it's very stable and can reach speeds up to 20 mph. 10-15 is a comfortable cruising speed for this setup. The Garhauer lifting davit works great for lifting the motor and dink.

34 LRC Motor Lifting Davit and Transom Mount

Since then, I have added a dinghy float referenced and pictured here.

Trawler Forum - View Single Post - PVC vs Hypalon dinghy
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