<font size="2" face="verdana,arial,helvetica">Did you ride in a sport? Or is this second hand? You would think with a 400#+ 4 stroke jet and a 100# kicker would be a good balance. :shrug: The Willie Pred. is foward helm with a SJ and ive heard of no such problems. The OBs weight would be even further back. Anyone.The boat was to weight sensative and with a forward helm.