Then he gripped the rudder post and twisted it with all his strength, contriving to head the launch for the centre of the stream.
Then it "bit," as it were, into the rudder post, and she just felt it—but only just—the ronyon!
A cleat nailed to the pillar at each side of the rudder post served to greatly strengthen the joint.
All seagoing yachts should have the rudder post boxed up and carried well above the water line.
While there, a rather pretty girl is looking intently at some object in the blue water, beside the rudder post.
The wheel was of iron and operated a patent screw-gear which turned the rudder post.
This is the steel framework upon which the rudder post is mounted, and naturally a fracture puts the rudder out of commission.
There the leading boat dropped in beneath her counter, and the bowman made the painter fast to her rudder post.
The runner block was fastened securely to the head of the rudder post with screws.
A 1-1/2-inch hole was now drilled into the backbone at the stern end to receive the rudder post.