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Re: Rudder lost at sea and rescue
I have skimmed the thread.
ISAF offshore rules require an emergency rudder. Install gudgeons on the transom and have a rudder with pintles to match stowed on board.
The spin pole rudder will work. Some friends in the 2000 Vic Maui sailed 600 miles on one. I brought the boat back with a rebuilt stainless rudder.
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Last edited by jackdale; 03-04-2013 at 12:44 AM.