Absolutely, Mike is a great guy and I think replacing that Cat was the best thing to have done for Eliza.
Not to sidetrack the topic, but why do you say replacing the Cat was the best thing he did? Which motor?
I ask cause I run a Cat and love her, but always want to her pros and cons on motors for my own bit of knowledge
Tunamojo forgive my ignorance but how does that happen? Swell action while rolling at anchor? Or idling? Did the Duffy have a deflector?[/QUOTE..there are a few things that will cause Hydro lock ...it can happen when you have a in properly angled exhaust tube ,to short of a run...or ..even towing a boat in reverse.