Choosing the Correct Mast Adaptor for Your Foil Drive™Updated 20 days ago
WHAT IS A MOTOR POD?
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The motor pod (Image 1) is a two-part attachment which is clamped around your mast (This is why your pod selection is extremely important). Four pod bolts pull the two halves together and the motor attaches on the back with a further three puck bolts (Image 2).
CHOOSING THE CORRECT MOTOR POD
Note: Many foil brands change their mast design from year to year to improve strength or reduce drag. If you purchased your mast some time ago and you are unsure, please check with us at [email protected]
We are constantly adding to our collection of compatible motor pods, but if you find that your mast is not listed on the chart below, please click here to learn what to do next.
DOUBLE CHECKING MEASUREMENTS
The two key measurements to ensure you have the right pod is to compare the cord length (from trailing edge to leading edge) and the thickness (how wide the mast is).
Note: Measurements not specifically named "E-foil" are taken 20-25cm below the mounting plate of your mast, this is important for tapered masts.
WHAT TO CONSIDER IF YOU HAVE A TAPERED MAST
Our pods have been designed to fit exactly 25cm below your board at the top of your mast, however, some masts are tapered and may affect what adjustments you have to make to mount your pod.
MY POD IS SLIGHTLY TOO BIG
If the pod is only slightly bigger than the mast, you can add thin layers of electrical tape or insertion rubber to pack it out.
Be careful not to add too much! We recommend adding one layer at a time.
Watch this video below to learn how to adapt your pod to different positions on your tapered mast.
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