Archive of Rudders

New Composite Cross Piece

on August 24th, 2016 in Equipment, Rudders, Think by | Comments Off

  Our very latest product development is a new composite cross piece/tiller plate, designed to work in sync with our 316 stainless rudder pin. As designers of marine craft we are very conscious of galvanic corrosion and strive to keep it to a minimum. Last year we introduced a new…

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Rudder Choice for Performance

on March 17th, 2014 in Rudders, Sean Rice, Skis, Surfski, Think, Training by | Comments Off

A few years ago I wrote a blog on rudder selection. At the time we had just done a lot of development on rudder fins, adding new shapes to the range. Being very happy with our final testing results, we released the new shapes and have been blown away by…

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A change is as good as a rest

on February 19th, 2013 in Equipment, Paddles, Rudders, Skis, Think, Uno Max by | Comments Off

  They say a change is as good as a rest. Sometimes we just need a small adjustment to see a big difference. And this applies to paddling, as much as any other walk of life. Those who know me know I love a paddling gadget. From different type of…

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Uno Max Review by Sean Rice

on March 26th, 2012 in Equipment, Racing, Rudders, Sean Rice, Think, Uno, Uno Max by | Comments Off

Christmas 2011 – I received the biggest Christmas present of my life. Finally my Uno Max had arrived in South Africa! I had anxiously been waiting for one since I first raced it at US Surfski Champs and the Hong Kong Dragon Run last year. I’ve been paddling the original…

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Rudder Selection

on June 14th, 2011 in Rudders, Skis, Slides, Think by | Comments Off

One of the great attractions of owning a surf ski is that it can be paddled in all sorts of conditions, and water types. From surfing down huge ocean swells, to paddling on a flat lake, a surf ski handles it all. However, different rudder shapes are sometimes not ideal…

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