Thursday, January 29, 2015

A new rudder from Rudder Craft

The rudder from Rudder Craft is here.  Neater and more secure packing I have not seen!

Lining up the beautiful new tiller handle was a big concern

It is a thing of beauty.  Note how the gas strut holds the rudder up and down!

 A detail of the gas strut holding the rudder in the up position
Gas strut holding rudder in the kick-up for obstruction position. Hauling up gently on the pennant can position the rudder for shallow water as in beach starts.  A sharp pull upward brings the rudder in the full upright "not in use" position.

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