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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-04-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Rxboat
Making a Rudder

I have a 15' sailboat with an old rudder that is totally shot. The old rudder was fiberglass over plywood. So I copied the old one as a template onto a piece of 3/4" high quality plywood, cut out the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-11-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By Rxboat
Re: rebuilding a rudder and boom question

Thank you all for the great information. I will see if I can find a solid piece of wood for the rudder instead of plywood(measures 14" X 39").
I will look for Oregon (Douglas Fir) or Sitka Spruce...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-10-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By Rxboat
rebuilding a rudder and boom question

I will need to make a new rudder because the old one got water under the fiberglass and water logged and rotted the wood. The boom for my sailboat is basically a 2X4, 11ft long, too badly weathered...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   10-03-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Rxboat
Sail identification question

Does anyone know a way to find out what sailboat a sail was made for?
I have a sail but it does not go with my sailboat.
The mfg. name is on the sail, Voilerie Verneuil - located in France, but...
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