Used it on my MR Explorer and zoomed all over north San Francisco bay around Sausalito, Tiburon and San Quentin prison. Pretty dangerous now that I think back on it.
I recommend a wide canoe with Sumo secondary stability. The Explorer is 16' x 3', a solid, non-tippy size.
The main problem was major trim imbalance if I sat in the rear seat with the motor back there. Since the canoe is symmetrical, I found I could sit straddling the bow seat with the motor mounted on the bow-now-stern and sort of still reach the handle.
Finally, I rigged some sort of extension handle with plastic pipe or something, so I could sit in the wide cane center seat I had installed for solo paddling. That way, I could steer but couldn't reach the throttle or other controls.
Outa control in Frisco -- just the way it should be. The sweet bird of youth.
Rescue / Throw Bags
Kayak Motor Kit
Bent Shaft Canoe Paddles
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