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Originally Posted by mysticsailor View Post
Buying a S30 MKIII 1988.Moisture meter indicated possible water intrusion on the port side of the rudder. Does anyone know the contruction of the rudder on the Sabre 30 and any suggestions on how to address this problem? Surveyor recommended drilling a hole, putting a heat lamp on it and letting it dry out. Any suggestions, advice? Thanks
I owned a Sabre 34MKII with the same issue, when we hauled for the winter I just drilled a small1/4" hole in the bottom of the rudder to let any water out. This way it did not freeze and split the rudder, in the spring just filled the 1/4" hole with thickened epoxy.

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