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I have a 2180 Ranger Bay and I love this boat, but it porpoises alot. More so on calm water. Choppy water seems to make it ride better. I also feel it want to release and run faster when it comes off of a little bit of wave or choppy water.

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I suspect it is the tilt angle on your outboard that needs looking at and if that doesn't do it you might think about getting a set of the fins that clamp on the cavitation plate which should help.
Another thing that might help is you might find you need to redistribute the stuff stowed in the boat further toward the ends as if you have all the weight in the middle it will contribute to your problem

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