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Re: Slot Rudders
Posted by Alex on Mar 14, 2006
> Skeg rudder (where the trailing edge of the skeg can articulate – like the rudder of an airplane). Both operate and retract like the original skeg
Yes, I've paddled a Skerray kayak that had been modified with a steerable trailing edge to the skeg. The upper edge of the steerable part (rudder) was so angled that if the skeg hit something the whole thing would retract into the skeg box in the hull.
In Response to: Slot Rudders by mick allen on Mar 14, 2006