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Fixing Rudder

After resting a couple of days, we set course for St Vincent. But we didn´t get far. Just outside the reef Devil´s Table in Admiralty Bay we lost the steering!! The rudder didn´t respond to the wheel. After a while we found out that we could slowly turn to starboard. Luckily we were able to turn around and drop the anchor. Bjørn immediately started checking, and found the problems. It was a good thing he was able to repair the steering without having to contact a specialist!
Then we had an extra night in Bequia, happy after a shaky incident.
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Vessel Name: S/Y Temerity
Vessel Make/Model: Hudson Force 52 feet. Built 1981 in Taiwan.
Hailing Port: Oslo
Crew: Berit and Bjørn Ramfjord
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In Brief The Hudson Force 50 is a full keeled pilothouse cutter ketch, from the drawing board of William Garden, a US and Canadian trained naval architect. Introduced in 1973, they were built in Taiwan at the rate of twelve to fifteen per year until 1984 when the boatyard burned down. They [...]
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