Designer Rob Humphreys’ defends Twin Rudders for ocean cruising

An Ocean Sailor reader has responded to the article, Twin Rudders on a Blue Water Yacht ‘The Ultimate Crime’, writes Dick Beaumont. Ian Bellis pointed out that naval architect Rob Humphreys had written an article which contradicted my vehemently held position that twin rudders have no place on a blue water cruising yacht. I […]

Genesis of the Twin Rudder

‘It’s the ultimate Blue Water design crime’ If you want to go blue water cruising then buy a cruising yacht, if you want to win races buy a racing yacht. A racer-cruiser will never be both the best racing boat and the best cruising boat. That’s because the compromises made are compromises too far when […]