S/V Argo-Pacific Seacraft
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Emergency Rudder Post Fiberglass Cracking
When we bought ARGO, it had some cracks in the fiberglass/gelcoat in the cockpit on the vertical bulkhead immediately next to the emergency rudder post stock mounting access. We had it fixed, then, this past winter, it happened again.
I suspect that it has something to do with the fitting or emergency stock contracting in the sub-freezing temperatures, but am unsure.
Does anyone have the same problem and can offer any solutions so I'm not having it fixed every year?
And don't say move south.
S/V ARGO - Pacific Seacraft 37 Hull No. 309