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post #9 of Old 08-27-2013
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Re: Lost my rudder!

Looks like you did fine, all things considered.
Sometimes you can jury rig a rudder using a paddle attached to the swim ladder mount - you may have to reduce sail if the ladder mount is not very sturdy - you do not want to rip it out of the transom.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
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