rudders

looking at the rudder foils on the fuze, the leading edge is squared off. same thing on the trailing edge. whats the thinking on this type of foil? I see many rudder shapes and foils on o.c. canoes. I would love to see some discussion on rudders. I have surfed most my life,and have seen fins go thru many changes. I cant help but wonder if o.c. rudders will develop the same way?

Submitted by mike on Sun, 07/02/2006 - 1:19pm



not much luck on the web. looking for latest on rudders and o.c. and s.s. iam looking for research done on foils,lengths,widths,etc. thanks for any help finding a good site. mahalo


#1 Sun, 07/09/2006 - 12:48pm


Hi Mike, helpfull lot arn't they. I'm always looking for similar info so when i find some i will let you know. It's out there, i have seen it, just have to remember where.

Be in touch soon.

Cheers Rambo


#2 Sun, 07/09/2006 - 10:33pm


Mike,

Have a look at pp. 280-284 of [i]Sailing Theory and Practice[/i]
by C.A. Marchaj, Adlard Coles Ltd, ISBN 0 229 64253 5


#3 Thu, 07/13/2006 - 12:15pm


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