69' Coronado 25
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: So. Cal.
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Re: Is external rudder a good idea?
Originally Posted by barefootnavigator
To anyone out there who's boat is suffering from weather helm I can help.
Tune your rig, if that doesn't work buy new sails, if that doesn't work learn to shape and trim your sails. if that doesn't if that doesn't work buy a new boat the guy who designed yours was completely incompetent.
I'm just saying...it isn't rocket science.
YES... Number one cause of weather helm is over trimmed sails, Two is an improperly tuned rig.
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