Daggerboard Replacement

Published date: October 4, 2012
  • Boat Type: Boat Type

When i got my boat to Mazatlan i didnt notice that the daggerboard was damaged, soon after the maiden sail it broke flush to the hull, after several eforts to solve the problem since in Mexico we have no spare parts i went to a fiberglass artisan and together we designed in plywood a new one to make a mold and then finaly asemble a new one, wich has a special way to built it. First you need 2 halves prepared, the central section requires a wood beam covered with resin. I atached some photos. If anyone need a daggerboard in mexico i will be happy to help you with one, the cost was about 250 dollars.

Works as well as the original one with minor improvments, i am thinking of adding some weight to improve sailing performance.

Best regards

Published by: Kokani

Model Year: 1988
Photo Caption: Mold

finished daggerboard


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