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wet rudder and winter time comming soon
I was told by surveyor that there is moisture in the rudder. He suggested, and I have read on others doing the same, to drill some holes in the bottom to let moisture release. I am just confused slightly on the procedure. Can someone elaborate on the process? I mean, am I just cutting a hole in the fiberglass? I assume I am not drilling through the rudder? Also dont most or all hole saws have a pilot drill in the center that would drill into the rudder? And then what in the spring? Then I need to reglass or epoxy the next spring? Thanks for any help. My first year with a boat and am starting to contemplate the winterizing process.