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post #13 of Old 04-28-2019
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Re: How to find a rudder design?

Tall Ship, since your goal is having a vessel for sailing and chartering, and your goal does not seem to be restoration of a historic vessel, then have your naval architect design the new rudder in steel. Nice NACA airfoil shape. Semi balanced if necessary. It will be many times more effective than a wood rudder.
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