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Re: Catmaran kayak? I have one --- almost

: Hi Bill,
: About the rudder problem. Why two? How about a single surface-piercing rudder
: mounted between the hulls on the aft-most crossbeam?
: The hulls wouldn't be compromised and you could design it to be retractable
: when you going straight ahead, drop it down for turns.
: Being hung ahead of the end of the waterline, it would be less likely to lose
: grip in waves.
: The blade would have to be a bit bigger than a stern hung rudder but it
: should be easy to test different sized and shaped rudder foils.

: Hope this helps,
: Mike Savage
: South West Cork

Hi Mike,

Yeah I've been tossing that option around too. Hadn't thought about the chance of playing with rudder shapes doing that, good idea :)

Bill H.

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