[Public-List] Alberg 30 rudder question?

George Dinwiddie gdinwiddie at alberg30.org
Fri Dec 31 13:19:33 PST 2010

Hi, Chris,

On 12/31/10 3:45 PM, Chris L wrote:
> Hi, My name is Chris I'm from Covington Louisiana and am interested
> in learning as much as I can about the alberg 30's. I have a friend
> who has said many good things about the Alberg 30's just one thing he
> did point out with buying a alberg 30 being pretty old the rudder was
> the one thing he was concerned about and am curious can these rudders
> be rebuilt or can a brand new one be made?? I've been doing lots and
> lots of reading on the alberg30.org website and have learned so much
> already but the rudder thing is one thing I'd really like to know
> about. I've done search online and found others who have made rudders
> for sailboats but nothing about an alberg. This would be my first
> sailboat I have ever owned if I could find one near me at a good
> price.

Yes, it's possible to build a new rudder, though most boats won't need 
it.  There's a page on the web site about the various types of rudders 
(under the maintenance section).

Why the particular concern about rudders?

  - George

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