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It’s been a full-on sort of day and I feel tired at the end of it – but importantly ‘we got the job done’.  The rudder is good. 307 more words

Vancouver To San Francisco


It looks like I may linger longer in Newport after all.  As I was preparing the boat for departure today and running through my checks I noticed that the rudder has excessive play in the pintles.  344 more words

Vancouver To San Francisco

The Sailboat Project – Part #5

We needed a break from the fiberglass so Al and I decided to start work on the rudder.  My original idea was to make it out of wood then apply a lot of fiberglass to protect it and keep it together.   230 more words


Rudder by Blair Gaulton

Puddles rudder along pavement.
(C)BJG(Blair Gaulton)May 2017


Rudder Timelapse

I’ve been recording most of my build sessions and I finally got around to compiling all of the ones related to the rudder. I decided to only use the ones showing the final assembly of the rudder because videos of nothing but deburring are not very interesting. 11 more words


Rudder tiller Project 

It is ready! the rudder worked perfectly but it didn’t look so good and I thought that I had extra time on my hands so I made it better.​ 95 more words


Finished Rudder!

I’m actually writing this about two weeks after we finished the rudder but I set the date of the post to match when we finished the rudder. 243 more words