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post #2 of Old 10-07-2010
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Originally Posted by kwaltersmi View Post
Do you consider the rudder in the picture below to be skeg-hung?

It seems a spade/skeg hybrid to me. The "skeg" (if that's what it is) doesn't fully protect the rudder, but it does seem to add some strength to the attachment set-up.
AFAIK, it is still a skeg, so.. yes, I'd say it was skeg-hung.

A spade rudder has no hull attachment points whatsoever.

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