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  1. waterbear replied to the thread New Rudder for a West Wight Potter 19.

    Ok, I had an unexpected solution to my rudder problem pop up today. I happened upon a $200 ruddercraft rudder in my local used marine...

    Jun 28, 2022 at 1:59 AM
  2. waterbear replied to the thread New Rudder for a West Wight Potter 19.

    Thanks guys, I think maximum radius would be 5 inches, or a 10 inch circle, since 10 inches is the length of the blade. I will also...

    Jun 27, 2022 at 2:32 AM
  3. waterbear replied to the thread New Rudder for a West Wight Potter 19.

    KapnD, That's probably good advice, but one of the main reasons I bought the potter is for the fully retractable keel. I want to be...

    Jun 25, 2022 at 3:26 PM
  4. waterbear attached a file to the thread New Rudder for a West Wight Potter 19.

    No offense taken. Last time I built a rudder it was an overbuilt embarrassment, so I'd like to avoid that here . Your suggestion...

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  5. waterbear attached a file to the thread New Rudder for a West Wight Potter 19.

    Wet feet, Here's the what the transom looks like. You can see the cheeks roughly line up with the bottom of the skeg. On the...

    Screenshot_20220625-073341_Gallery.jpg unifoil multiview sbo-750x750.jpg Jun 25, 2022 at 11:27 AM
  6. waterbear posted a new thread.

    New Rudder for a West Wight Potter 19

    I'm planning to make a rudder for my 19 foot West Wight Potter, which I have yet to sail. The finish on the existing rudder has failed,...

    judyb-potter19-rudder.jpg rudder_.png

    Forum: Boat Design

    Jun 24, 2022