Seakeeper Ride | Installation Overview

Seakeeper Ride Installation Overview

This installation overview is intended to give a high-level understanding of the Seakeeper Ride mechanical installation process.

Note: This is NOT the full instruction manual and DOES NOT contain all the steps and details for a correct installation. Please read all Seakeeper Ride Installation documentation before beginning installation. Do not rely on this document. See the full Seakeeper Ride Mechanical Installation for complete installation steps and details.

  1. Determine Mounting Position

2. Trace Transom Plate and Position Screws Outline

3. Drill Positioning Screw Pilot Holes

4. Wipe with Acetone and Tape Off Area

5. Sand (New Build) or Grind (Retrofit) Gel Coat

6. Wipe with Acetone Again and Insert Positioning Screws

7. Measure Transom Angle and Determine Wedge Plates Needed

8. Assemble Wedges Between Actuator Plate and Transom Plate

9. Test Fit

10. Drill for Cable Entry and Insert Cable Gland Tube

11. Wipe Transom Plate with Acetone, Sand Transom Plate, and Wipe Again (DO NOT SAND BUMPS)

12. Apply Methacrylic Adhesive (Plexus) to Transom Plate and Transom

13. Hang Wedge Pack, Confirm Position, and Tighten Positioning Screws

14. Fair in Excess Glue

15. Install Actuator and Seal Plate

16. Install Blade

17. Secure All Cable Gland Components and Cable Guides