Respect rudder (or emergency rudder): how many try it before setting sail? During the checks we did to prepare a boat for an Atlantic crossing, we tried it out: as you can see from the photos, as the shipyard made it, it is unusable, it has too much play. Remedy? We had two derlin bushings made. [...]
Monthly Archives: February 2023
(from the Introduction of 'Rigging', by Danilo Fabbroni, ed. Incontri Nautici, p. 7-9). Many times in the past, I have wondered deeply about the meaning of a book on rigging and especially what the sense of such a book might be in Italy. The question is only apparently idle. And in any case, before talking about rigging [...].