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What Is This Thing?

While browsing a couple boats today, we came across a couple things. I'm a bit sheepish to have to ask about these two mystery objects, but I'm too curious not to.

This was on the stern of a Tanzer 22, starboard side. Anyone know what it is and what's it for? It certainly looked glommed on. Husband thought it might be for a logger.



There was also this triangular thingie on the bottom of a Tartan 27s keel. I thought it was to prevent any snagged lines to pass without snagging between the rudder and keel. I confess I am not sure. I didn't know what to call it though. A tab?



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Well I'll Take A Shot

The top photo looks like a depth transducer mount. The second thingy is the bottom rudder mount. It holds the rudder on.
I know the name of it, but for the life of me I can't spell it right now. Either I am getting old and having a brain fart, or it's to early.

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I'd agree that the first piece is for a transom mounted depth transducer. The second piece is the rudder shoe. It supports and protects the bottom of the rudder and allows it to pivot.
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Yikes, a rudder shoe/mount. Now I am embarrassed, but now I know and will never forget what it's called. I'll forgive myself for not knowing the other thing.

Thanks for the swift mystery solving
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No, a gudgeon is for pintle hung rudders, and that isn't the case here.

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I have another "what is this thing called" question. I know what it's for (at least I think so!), just figure it has a name other than "that streamlined bump on the hull".

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This appears to be an added form placed on the hull to allow a depthsounder transducer to be mounted with the proper angle to send and receive impulses to an from the ground beneath the water.
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::nods::

It's just called an added form, then?
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