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Aries Rudder


Hi All- what do y'all do to hold up the rudder in the up position on an older Aries- I have it tied up right now to the shaft right above the rudder but it seems like there might be a more elegant solution- pictures would be appreciated. Thanks!


Michael Dougan

I don't think there is much else you can do. I have a velcro band that goes around the rudder and the shaft. Keeps it nice and snug and don't have to worry about knots. Sorry, no pics.

Aaron Norlund



My Monitor has a hole in the lower, after edge of the rudder. I have a line on the frame with a small carabiner I clip through the hole to hold it up. You could probably do something similar around the shaft and back to itself.

Aaron N.

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