Automatic boat trim tab control

  • US 5,113,780 A
  • Filed: 08/30/1990
  • Issued: 05/19/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/30/1990
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A boat trim control system that comprises:

  • a boat having a hull and an engine for powering said boat,means for selectively applying electrical power to said engine for powering the boat,means movably mounted to said hull for trimming attitude of said boat as said hull is propelled through the water,means carried by said hull and responsive to a boat operator for selectively adjusting position of said trimming means to maintain desired attitude under varying conditions, andmeans coupled to said trimming means and to said engine, and responsive to removal of electrical power from said engine, for automatically moving said trimming means to a predetermined position with respect to said hull upon removal of power at said engine.

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