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Thanks for advice Peter beefed up the gudgeon and mounting hardware ,,, See how it goes sometimes you gotta work with what you gotSorry to rain on your parade again but if you have a multihull that does above 10 upwind and above 15 downwind that rudder will fold firstly the alloy box (unless it is stainless hard to tell) and if you beef that up the blade will fold. Gudgeons too weak also. The Blazer falls over so the blade takes a fraction of the load our boats take. A Farrier type box and blade is not too hard to build. There is a chance you could split that blade to put a big carbon stringer across the blade down the thickest part of the foil, then wrap in a few layers of biax carbon then fair it as the shape is not too bad. Angle forward should be about 8 degrees.
PM me I might be able to find you come specs for a build.
Nice welding mate, give it a go. Would steer better with bottom tip 5 degrees forward imho.
Ian Farrier used to tell me to test all the research rudders with 60% blade down, then add a bit every time it had been thrashed at that length.
Yeah thanks for the input mate sounds good I do have quite a bit of forward rake on it to try to balance it as such I think that’s the word I’m looking for
Sounds good ... I will be a bit out classed but have a goAwesome ! Maybe join in with the Hervey Bay fleet for a race when things ease.
Nice longboard on the foredeck!Sooo much better now
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