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Medium and Small Skeg. *Pic*
By:John Monfoe
Date: 9/26/2001, 4:49 pm

Pictured is the medium sized skeg after I cut 3/8 of an inch off the top length, which took off about a foot in over all length. The black line you see is where I cut off another 3/8" for a small skeg. I get three different results with each one when paddling. The big one tracks like its on rails. The medium sized one doesn't track quite as good and I thought the wind was pushing the boat around a little more then the big one. The wind was about 15 to 20 mph. The small skeg still tracked but not as well as the big one but the boat did turn better. I guess it gets down to how I am going to use the boat and where. There is a good sailing lake 15 miles from me that I will be using a lot that is 4 miles long and 1 mile wide and can get rough. I want to paddle for exercise I think more then just messing around. So I may go with the large skeg, with the trade offs of not being so manuverable. I want to post anothr picture below this one for the experts to look at.


Messages In This Thread

Medium and Small Skeg. *Pic*
John Monfoe -- 9/26/2001, 4:49 pm
Small Skeg, but continue the lines
mike allen ---> -- 9/26/2001, 5:32 pm
CLC has a retractable skeg tip
Jim -- 9/26/2001, 7:32 pm
Re: CLC has a retractable skeg tip
John Monfoe -- 9/27/2001, 6:26 am
Re: CLC has a retractable skeg tip
Jim -- 9/27/2001, 8:57 am
Sail boat description
John Monfoe -- 9/28/2001, 6:55 am
Question? *Pic*
John Monfoe -- 9/26/2001, 4:59 pm
ideas to play with
!RUSS -- 9/30/2001, 6:04 pm
Re: ideas to play with
John Monfoe -- 10/1/2001, 6:39 am
trying to make sense of tracking
Paul G. Jacobson -- 10/2/2001, 12:00 am
Great explainations Paul !! I understand.
John Monfoe -- 10/2/2001, 7:26 am
Horizontal skeg sheath?
Val Wann -- 10/2/2001, 3:31 pm
Re: Horizontal skeg sheath?
John Monfoe -- 10/3/2001, 8:05 am
Skeg housing
Val Wann -- 10/3/2001, 11:30 am
Avoid any whales that have a sense of humor :)
Paul G. Jacobson -- 10/2/2001, 11:57 pm