[MHml] Weather helm at speed
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Tue Feb 20 03:08:06 EST 2001
Reply to: Re: [MHml] Weather helm at speed
Paul Nudd should have experience. Raw Nerve and the other Crowther South Ocean 50 (Rotengu??? I'm sure the spelling is wrong, I can't even pronounce it, let alone remember it) both use a daggerboard in cylinder setup.
On 2/19/01, CaptRon wrote:
The Henderson 30 (monohull sport boat) uses this type of rudder. The blades are
quite beautiful, high aspect ratio, elliptical tip, made of carbon-fiber.
Tony Hammer wrote:
> Crowther's newer big cats (eg Ed Wheatley's 50 footer abuilding but won't be
> ready this year he tells me) have the VERY high aspect ratio daggerboard in
> a cylindrical rotating trunk. Two problems I see here:
> 1. A 9 in wide rudder, even if 6 ft deep in the water, is not going to make
> slow speed manoevering easy, and
> 2. You have to gave a flat bottom aft for the cylinder to rotate in without
> disrupting flow when turned.
> Does anyone have any experience of these rudders?
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