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Old 02-28-2013
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Re: Rudder lost at sea and rescue

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Originally Posted by smurphny View Post
. Having some kind of basic steering option when a rudder breaks would seem to me to be a priority for any boat going more than say 10 miles out of sight of land.
I agree with you completely. Even a large oar or a pair of "homer" paint buckets like they have at Home Depot would have worked as a kedge anchor.
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