The DIY Restoration of a Small Yacht: Rudder Surgery (Part 2) & ‘Bringing Her Home’ (#5)

With the rudder being completely hollow, I wanted to fill it with a rigid, closed cell polyurethane foam to add stiffness, strength and reduce water ingress. Making that first cut was one of those ‘no turning back now’ moments, but after discovering what lay inside, I’m confident it was the right thing to do.