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Old 05-03-2007
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The Bavaria boats have had some keel problems which resulted in a few deaths a while back... The keel actually fell of the boat because the keel attachment was not strong enough. Not all of the boats that were on the used market have had the necessary keel reinforcement, so if you should double check that your boat has had the necessary changes made.

However, your boat may be old enough to be from the series before the newer designs that had the keel problem.
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