Tag Archives: engine and mechanical work

Another Gemini Rudder Repair

When we ran aground in that storm last year, the starboard rudder got buried in the mud, and landed on top of a rock. This caused the pivot arm to break. Unlike the last time, when I beached the boat, and the pivot points broke out, the entire arm broke off. This is how I… Read More

Outboard Conversion On A Gemini 105M

I recently repowered my Westerbeke and Sillette equipped Gemini with a Honda 15 HP high thrust outboard. Overall the outboard conversion wasn’t that complicated but it did take a few days of work to complete. The work was all done with the boat in the water. Here is a summary of the entire process. I’m… Read More

Gemini Rudder Repair

The Gemini comes equipped with kick up rudders. What they don’t tell you is that the degree to which your rudders kick up may vary depending on what day of the week your boat was built. I beached the Turtle stern up, to do some bottom work, in almost the exact same spot that a… Read More