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Can anyone provide a picture / technical drawing of a typical rudder placement in relation to hull/***** and rear of boat.

I off course am after the typical broads cruiser type.

I understand that every manufacturer would vary, but the basics should be the same?

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So am i right in thinking that most broads cruiser type rudder will be 'set back' from the stern of the boat.

Ie the stern offers a degree of protection whilst reversing the boat.

And the ***** will protect whilst going forward.

with the most vurnerable time being during stern swinging at speed?

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It is difficult to say, but I seriously doubt any displacement cruiser would have any part of the rudder projecting beyond the transom, as for protection forward, if there is a bit of a keel and the rudder does not project below it then it would be protected, if it is a hung rudder without a keel then I doubt it would recieve any damage without the prop getting whacked too if going forward. Really without a line drawing of the particular boat it is a bit difficult to be more certain.

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My rudder on my Freeman does extend beyond the transom. I was quite surprised by that. It's protected by the bathing platformso it's ok but otherwise there would be a risk of clobbering it on a quay if mooring stern on.

This is my first post from 'phone so apologies if it hasn't formatted correctly.

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