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  • My new Sea Nymph 14R

    Hi Picked up my first ever boat on Saturday, a Sea Nymph 14r, unsure of the year of manufacture (not stated on the omc plate). Very please with it, it did 19 mph on its first run with a Suzuki DF15hp. I will have to test outboard trim & make adjustments to get best performance as it got to 16mph on half power but seamed to gain little extra speed when at max.Click image for larger version

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    How do SN's handle in a 1-2 foot sea - I was planning to launch in more sheltered sea estuaries. These boats seem to be quite rare here in the UK, not surprising being 20 -30 years old.
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    Congrats on the "new" SN 14R and welcome to the forum. My 14A gets about 5.5 to 6 mph with an Evinrude 3.3, so you are probably in the ball park of top speed. I can't change or adjust the trim on that motor while I am moving. I don't run my motor much above 2/3 throttle because, like you mentioned, there's very little gain in speed.


    • #3
      I moved this to it's own topic and merged your posts

      Please see my comments posted in the topic you originally posted this to.
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        My 14A handles 1ft chop very well, can't speak for the 2ft stuff yet.