The PantherTM Outboard Safe-Skeg is 50% thicker than the competition so there is no need for a skid plate. It's easy-to-install, stainless steel skeg protection! Whether you are looking to protect your new skeg, repair your damaged one or even just add some shine, the 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel of the Safe-Skeg is the answer! Install in minutes flat. Just drill 2 simple holes in the skeg and follow the directions using the included mounting hardware for brilliantly polished, seamless skeg protection in a flash!