How To: Fix a 50 Ton Rudder, At Night, Underwater

We like extremes. A couple of posts ago we gave you plans for building your own mini ROV submersible for about $100. (NOAA DYI ROV (aka mini-submarine in a bucket))

Today we bring you a video of how to fix a 50 ton rudder, at night, underwater.

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YouTube – Giant Rudder Fix

Behind the scenes interviews are always cool.

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YouTube – WTF Behind the Scenes: Sean Riley Talks Rudder Repair in BZ

The above video clips are from National Geographic’s TV show, The World’s Toughest Fixes. There’s lots more video worth checking out on the website.

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Peter A. Mello

Husband, father, son. Lifelong mariner, student of leadership, photographer. Professional creative placemaker.

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