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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

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Originally Posted by bobperry View Post
Here are some of Neil Rabinowitz's Photos from the SLIVER move. This boat has a steel keel fin and an elaborate steel floor system to support mast and keel loads so I think it belongs here. Besides it raises the aesthetic bar and this thread could use that. I'm off to Seattle tomorrow to see it at the new yard. And no, I am most certainly not going to shoot it.
Have you got another Swiftsure winner there Bob?

And PLEASE - tell us those steel floors are stainless, not coated mild steel. That's been done and it always seems to end badly, eventually.
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