Rudder Support Replacement.for Millcraft Sharpie Trawler

by Vern Pasfield
(Lake Macquarie Australia.)


This early (60s) Milkraft Trawler requires a rudder support rebuild.

Shipwrights are sparse locally.

So I'm looking for advice on actually replacing the old rudder support or a publication that would detail the building of same.

She is Carvel planked on frame and I would like to replace the Transom knee and rudder support in timber.

Any advice and /or the name of a publication would be appreciated.

Thank you, Vern.

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Aug 06, 2015
is it a wooden one?
by: Anonymous

Hi there!
Got a couple of questions

1st one as you guessed is: is this boat a wooden one?
2nd question is: how many passengers does it fit?

P.S. I love thinking of new ideas for my blog (http://writingstyle.jimdo.com) while voyaging on my yacht too - unbelievable experience with tons of inspiration.

Sep 19, 2012
Carvel Construction Book
by: Anonymous



One of the best books on carvel construction is Larry Pardey’s Details of Classic Boat Construction.
You can check it out at
Google books





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