From gauges, rims and LED indicators to cupholders and throttles and shifters, there are going to be many examples of Livorsi Marine product in use on high-performance catamarans, performance center consoles and more at the Miami International Boat Show, which starts a month from today (Feb. 12-16). But if you’d prefer to see all of those products from the Grayslake, Ill., company that leads off our Countdown to Miami 2015 series, make sure to check out its full display (booth G90) and have the friendly Livorsi staff—maybe even founder Mike Livorsi himself—answer any of your questions.
According to Mike Livorsi, the company will be introducing billet hydraulic trim tabs in four different styles for boats from 20 to 50 feet. The tabs, which feature built-in electronic senders that show tab position on Livorsi LED indicators, any NMEA2000 device or Mercury’s VesselView 7 display, are made from billet aluminum and hard anodized to prevent corrosion.
Along with providing a smaller footprint on your transom than what’s on the market, the tabs offer three different adjustments to accommodate most transom angles.
“We already had the 850 tabs, as we call them, for military boats,” Livorsi said. “The military is very demanding as you know. They use their boats seven days a week, 10 to 12 hours a day, so we knew we had to make a quality tab. We took what we learned from that and created some performance versions. For the center consoles, some of which have four or five engines on the transom, we’ve narrowed the tab design to save a little space.”
The center console design is called the 1050; Livorsi’s 950 is a replacement for Mercury 280S K-Planes; and the 750 is for performance boats. All of the tabs feature stainless-steel hardware and have four anodes for complete saltwater protection. For more information on the new tabs, download this pdf.