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Houston, we have a problem ...

In this stage of the build the rudder connection fits nicely.

Before closing of the rudder connection compartment I did a final check at mounting possibilities of the tiller ….. 177 more words



Thomas Carlyle, a Scottish philosopher once said; The man without a goal is like a ship without rudder—a waif, a nothing, a no man.”
In the nautical realm, a rudder is a vertically hinged plate of metal, fiberglass or wood mounted at the stern of a ship or boat for directing it’s course. 461 more words


Rudder Downhaul, 3rd times the charm

After loosing my rudder downhaul line on an oyster bed in Port Townsend, I came up with the great idea to epoxy the line in place (in the rudder) for a bomb proof attachment.   148 more words

CB & Rudder

Rudder position light: 1.0 hour

Installed weatherpack connector to postion light wiring.


JD summer clearance sale

I’m a big fan of Jamestown Distributors, and have been on their email list for quite some time.  today’s email had a nice little photo surprise – an old wooden Sunfish! 72 more words


Adventurer Faces Hurdle In Transatlantic Trek

CHATHAM (CBS) — Sarah Outen is facing some major challenges after her boat’s rudder snapped off in an unexpected storm.

The British adventurer is about 700 miles into her rowing trip from Cape Cod to England. 134 more words