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Trying to install my lateral thrusters on my new sx190. Removed the snap ring and the bolt off the rudder but can’t get the shaft in the articulated keel to release.. only got it down about 1/8”.
They are responsible for their boat; go as fast as you feel comfortable. spread the load if possible across 2 cleats. it's not a speed issue for me but rather a load issue. watch out if going above no wake if its rough water. Dynamic load is what will break your boat.
Have him trim all the way up if possible to reduce drag. While the tendency to go as quickly as possible to get back before dark, the primary goal is to get back. I wouldn't put too much strain on the boat by trying to go above no-wake mode (especially on a single engine).
I would use the trailer tie down points to tow. All passengers in your boat except maybe one. Keep people looking forward and in bow if possible. Lines can snap and hurt people
In either boat. Go slow. Take your time.