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Old 11-15-2007
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Originally Posted by cockeyedbob View Post
Full keel careens nicely for a bottom scrub ... rub a dub ...
Hmmm..Wombat's PB was full keel, albeit cutaway forefoot and I'd have hated to try and careen the sucker. Whenever we slipped we had to velly velly carefull to tie down the stern cos she was a tad tippy towards the bow.

The current Womboat is fin but balances on the hard beautifully. For peace of mind I'd move the anchor chain to admidships but other than that I'd be quite happy to careen her.

On the slip this week we had a line running from the bow and tied off to the cradle but it really was not necessary. (see image in the 40' Pilot house thread.)
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