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My boat is 21'-9" and it weighs about 3500 lbs full of gas, water, and people..
Minn Kote says 2 lbs of thrust for evey 100 lbs... So 74 lbs of thrust ought ot be enough...but that might be a freshwater calculation..cause they say check with your dealer(cop out)...

I'm sure there are some 21-22 foot Kenner, Seapro, Blazer, Sea Hunts on the forums that have real experience with our winds , tides and a feeling whether a 74 lbs. autopilot or hand steering trolling motor is big enough for our waters? Help me out on this if you have a similar rig...
 

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I have a 74 lb thrust Minnkota mounted on the bow of my Seapro 21 foot center console. It pulls the boat along just fine even against the wind.
 

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Any body have any comments about using a 65 lbs. thrust motor on this size boat...I know dealers equip with them...and usually 52-54" shafts..and the 3X1 new steering feature...turns 180 with aquarter turn. How hard is it to steer and fish ?
 
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