Hi - I live on a lake that only allows electric engines. We are also limited to an 18' boat. I took delivery of an 18' SLX with a Torqeedo electric motor about a month ago. I love the boat but I am having an issue with passengers in the front. It seems that virtually any weight up front causes the nose to dip. Perhaps because the boat is designed for a heavy motor and I only have an 8 HP electric engine? Does anyone have a "fix" for this situation? Last week I had 6 people on the boat (3 in front and 3 in the rear) and the nose actually went completely underwater when an 80 pound dog went from the back of the boat to the front.