Timon Rudder

Van der Velden® TIMON rudder

• Oceangoing
• Low cavitation Flap rudder
• High manoeuverability

Proven technology: the high lift TIMON flap rudder
This renowned rudder has built up a global reputation for its excellent manoeuvring and course-keeping performance. Proven Van der Velden technology and a slim profile are combined with an open flap linkage mechanism to great effect.
The TIMON flap rudder is a superior product for those who wish to go further than a conventional (full spade or non-flap) rudder. With the BARKE® slide-bar system and high lift performance, your satisfaction is assured.
The Van der Velden Timon rudder is also available in ART design



Why choose Van der Velden® TIMON rudder:

  • Excellent manoeuvring and course-keeping
  • Easy maintenance
  • Sea-resistant and self-lubricating bearings
  • Low cavitation erosion
  • 45º rudder angle
  • 90º flap angle
  • Slim profile


Best suited to fast and medium-speed vessels requiring a high manoeuvring performance:

  • Ro-Pax ferries
  • Mega feeders
  • Multi-purpose vessels
  • Offshore supply vessels
  • Ships that call in port several times in a relatively short time
  • Oceangoing


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