Category: Steering

Steering Component Design

It has been a while since the last mention of the boat’s steering system. Final framing under the aft cabin berth has been waiting on the final design/fitting of the below-decks steering mechanics. I have putting this project off as…

Infusion Success: We Have A Rudder

With much anticipation, the infusion process pretty much went without a hitch. There were a couple of dry spots that the “basketball needle” easily fixed (great idea, thanks Marty), otherwise a perfect infusion. The first picture here is before vacuum.…

Rudder Frame Assembled

Rudder Frame is DONE! Got the final rudder welding done over the weekend. Many thanks for Bob and Jan over at Fidalgo Machine, who, not only did the final welding, but also machined many of the bits. Special thanks to…