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Re: Leeboard - Additional Thoughts.

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  • prairiedog2332
    Located Bernd s article; http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/06/howto/dagger/index.htm I wrote him
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 24, 2013
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      Located Bernd's article;

      http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/06/howto/dagger/index.htm
      <http://www.duckworksmagazine.com/06/howto/dagger/index.htm>

      I wrote him about it one time and he thought it could easily be adapted
      to a daggerboard,


      --- In Michalak@yahoogroups.com, "prairiedog2332" wrote:
      >
      > Again when reviewing some of Bolger older writings I came across a
      > design of his that had a single leeboard - but it was a daggerboard
      > mounted to the outside of the hull almost the same as what Jim
      > prescribes, but did not pivot aft if hitting an obstruction. Bernd
      > Kohler multihull designer wrote an article about a DIY quick release
      > daggerboard or vertical rudder but can't locate it now. Of course the
      > advantage is the boards stay vertical all times so don't affect helm
      > balance
      >
      >
      > Bolger also mentions that a centerboard generally always works better
      > than leeboard(s). He liked them for two reasons mainly. Clears more
      > space in the interior if planning to sleep aboard and much easier to
      > construct, repair or redesign than a centerboard case. Easy to carry a
      > spare as well.
      >
      > Nels
      >
      >
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