Some Pics from Tim's Launch day!


Lieutenant Commander
Aug 23, 2014
Many of them are using Zipwakes now. Mixed reviews as to reliability - longevity.
You do not see as many, but the people I have talked to who have Humphree brand of interceptor trim tabs like them a lot. You see them on some high end sportfishing boats. Up front cost is quite a bit more, but they look to be a better built unit. Larger drive motors situated inside hull against the transom. I also think that they were saying a big problem with these type of tabs is growth that accumulates and eventually breaks them. I think the Humphree has a timer which cycles the trim tab every so often when not using to scrape any growth away that may start to accumulate. A few years back I was talking to the manager of a big marina and he said he has a big pile out back of the Volvo trim tabs that were not working or defective.
I think there was a boat called the Bug Catcher which the hull was extended on when built that is running the Humphrees. I think that Humphree does have a couple of stock sizes that are not as expensive as their custom sized tabs.
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