2011 Rinker 226 XL Captiva

I purchased the boat new and love the layout and the looks.  When I purchased the boat, it would list to the right side at lower speeds.  10-15 mph.  It was noticable and really annoying.  I worked with the dealer and Rinker and Randy agreed to take the boat back for manufacturer review/repair.  Rinker ended up putting a "wedge" at the back of the boat on the right side.  I don't know the exact degree that was put in, but it solved the low speed list problem.  Now, at higher speeds (30-40  mph) the boat wants to list to the left when trimmed out.  I feel like this is due to the wedge that was put in.  The finish and look are fantastic, but I just still don't feel like the ride is what it should be.  What are your thoughts?  Has anyone had this trouble with the 226?  Suggestions?


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    MarkBMarkB Member Posts: 3,969 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Are you saying it doesn't list when the boat is still, or operates at low speeds (less than 5 mph)?  Then it lists at 10 - 15 mph, and then it stops listing again above 15 mph?  That is a bit weird if you ask me. 

    At what speed are you on full plane? I'm guessing that at 10-15 mph you are still in displacement (not out of plane), but real high out of the water and something in the back of the boat is causing the list (maybe the batteries are all on one side).

    Need to know more about the boat before I can tell what is causing it.

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    JBobJBob Member Posts: 7
    When the boat is sitting still, it does not list.  It used to list to the right at slow speed (displacement) until Rinker put the wedge in.  That has stopped the slow speed list, but the high speed now lists the other way.  I am just trying to figure out if it is a trait with this boat or if it something specific to mine. 
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    mvnmvn Member, Moderator Posts: 744 mod
    No issues whatsoever with my 2008 226 at any speed. 

    Good,  fast,  cheap.... pick two. 
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