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glassamps posted 09-07-2008 01:13 PM ET (US)   Profile for glassamps   Send Email to glassamps  
I just bought a SQUALL, badly restored by some sea scouts. The rudder shape and mounting has been changed, and I would like to restore the boat if possible.
Can anyone send me jpgs of the rudder, with close-ups of the hardware, and maybe dimensions and material?
The centerboard will be my next project.

Believe me, the boat has been savaged.


Newtauk1 posted 09-07-2008 10:15 PM ET (US)     Profile for Newtauk1  Send Email to Newtauk1     
I can snap some photos and post them here later this week.
Tohsgib posted 09-08-2008 12:05 PM ET (US)     Profile for Tohsgib  Send Email to Tohsgib     
If you need a center board and hardware, let me know. I also may sell the SS thingie on the stern for the rudder if needed but not sure as it looks nice.
6992WHALER posted 09-08-2008 12:18 PM ET (US)     Profile for 6992WHALER  Send Email to 6992WHALER     

check your email

glassamps posted 09-08-2008 02:55 PM ET (US)     Profile for glassamps  Send Email to glassamps     
There is a centerboard available that I'm going to buy. And a kind soul has emailed me a 57 page pdf file containing sales material, and a lot of engineering drawings.
I'll likely be able to use my old centerboard to make an (almost) full size rudder blade.
If anyone out there has any original rudder parts - rudder head casting, tiller, tiller extension - that they would like to or can be cajoled to sell I would like to chat with you.

(My wife tells me that I've just found a hole in the water to dump money into. She's so logical.)

Well, I suppose.............................


terryho posted 09-10-2008 05:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for terryho  Send Email to terryho     
Hi Arnold:
Any luck with a rudder and rudderhead casting? I just lost mine 2 weeks ago and must replace. If you find a good set of plans please let me know.


aubv posted 09-10-2008 09:46 PM ET (US)     Profile for aubv  Send Email to aubv     

Here are some pictures that might help you. Let me know if you need more. Also, I can trace the actual rudder and send you a template if that will help.

The total height of the rudder blade is 27" it is about 10-1/8 wide by 1/8" thick. The bottom of the rudder has a taper from the front edge to the rear edge of about 1-1/2" The rear edge taper begins about 11" from the bottom.

aubv posted 09-10-2008 09:50 PM ET (US)     Profile for aubv  Send Email to aubv     
By the way, I have a rudder from a Walker Bay sailing kit that might work.

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