Re: Photo link corrected

Posted by LeeG on Jul 1, 2007

You need a bigger rudder.

http://www.watertribe.com/Magazine/Y2005/M06/LarryMillerRudder.aspx

http://www.watertribe.com/Magazine/Y2006/M01/SteveIsaacWTRudder.aspx

according to this fellow who does this stuff you need approx. 1.5% of the sail area in the rudder. So that's .60 square feet BELOW the waterline. Measure the area of your blade BELOW the waterline. It's probably a lot less than 7"x12".

http://clcboats.com/boats/sailrig_lph2.php look at the rudder on this Chesapeake 17

In Response to: Re: Photo link corrected by Roger Lopata on Jul 1, 2007

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