Wind vane self steering using a trim tab on the rudder.

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Jill
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Wind vane self steering using a trim tab on the rudder.

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I have just become the proud owner of a Frances 26, and one of the first things that I plan to do is install wind vane self steering. I would love a Navik, but they are out of production and very scarce. Another possibility that I am considering is to build a trim tab on the rudder, controlled by a horizontal axis wind vane. I was wondering if anyone has installed such a system on a Frances?

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This guy built one for his Contessa. Might be adapted to Frances?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA7OdsZOccw

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