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2018 AOTY/DOTY Entry

Topic: Rudder up Hobie tracking modification  (Read 614 times)

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Salty.

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I found this post on the Hobie forum about adding a small glue-on skeg to each side of the keel. Sounds like a good idea for someone who needs better rudder up tracking like for tough surf launches etc.


https://www.hobie.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=60698


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That's cool. Thanks for posting.
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Wow that's a great idea.  Thanks for sharing.


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Oooh, thanks Salty!  For my hard-to-turn-in-the-surf Revo-16, I wonder if these could be glued on in the slightly toed-in way that thruster fins work on surf boards.  Any surfers out there who can comment on such an idea?  I am concerned that such an installation might cause a noticeable hit on my speed.


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Thank You for the discovery James !!
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Thanks, Jim. That's not a bad idea.
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