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Re: Is external rudder a good idea?

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Originally Posted by krisscross View Post
I like transom mounted rudders - they are simple, and when properly mounted - very reliable. The only downside tends to be weather helm when sailing to weather, but if the tiller is long enough that is not a big problem.
I don't quite understand the part about weather helm.
Will the mount of rudder on the transom give the boat more/harder weatherhelm than if not ?
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