Wanderer centreboard pivot bush

Making the bushings for the centreboard. This has an iroko bush fitted to the centreboard, pivoting on an acetal bush around the bolt. The acetal bush serves two purposes:

  • It acts as a spacer in the centreboard case, ensuring that the centreboard bolt cannot clamp the centreboard too tightly. This makes stopping the centreboard bolt leaking simpler.
  • It provides a nice surface for the iroko to move on.

Note that the hole in the acetal bush is countersunk – hopefully this will make it easier to get everything aligned when it is fitted.