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post #17 of Old 05-02-2013
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Re: Winged keel

Originally Posted by Jiminri View Post
Run aground in mud/sand and the winged keel becomes a highly effective anchor. And you can't heel the boat to work free. At least that's what I've been told. Never had one, so I'd like to know how true that is.
No, you can still get it off by heeling it, you just have to heel it more (from experience).

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