How do you set trim on an outboard?


Distribute the weight of the people boarding the boat and adjust the outboard to a down position. Adjust the angle of the outboard after unlocking the latch and increment the speed of the motor and trim slowly. Push down the handle to adjust the trim of the outboard.
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How To Set Trim on an Outboard
The process of setting the trim for an outboard motor is adjusting the motor to find the proper level to obtain plane. When a boat is in plane, it is sitting level and in the optimal position to move efficiently through the water. A boat that is not on... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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