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gregsobp 01-06-2001 02:48 PM

Building a new rudder
 
I own a 1973 24'' Seafarer and need to replace the rudder. The hull shape allows for an outboard, tiller-steered rudder that raises and lowers with a daggerboard-type of design. I want to replace the rudder I currently have with a kick-up style so I can raise and lower the blade depending on water depth, etc. I would be interested in finding plans for such rudders from other manufacturers. (MacGregor, Pearson, Hunter, etc.) Also, a used rudder in good condition will work well. Does anybody have any ideas or sources for me to reference?

Thank you,
Brian Gregson

fesenmeier 03-07-2001 08:17 AM

Building a new rudder
 
Brian, I just bought an 1982 24'' seafarer, but the rudder on my boat is gone. I have the metal brace and the tiller. I have no idea of a design or material. Any help you could give would be appreciated.
thanks, joe fesenmeier

julibelle 04-17-2008 10:58 PM

I just bought a Seafarer 26 and need a tiller -- any suggestions.

Best

Classic30 04-18-2008 12:30 AM

Have a read of this thread. You'll find lots of useful tips.

Have fun! ;)

timebandit 04-18-2008 01:16 AM

Try here and call if they dont have one.
IdaSailor Marine


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