SailNet Community - View Single Post - Safety of larger centerboard boats
View Single Post
Old 11-16-2007
labatt's Avatar
labatt labatt is offline
I'd rather be sailing
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: The state of s/v/ Pelican
Posts: 1,899
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 9
labatt will become famous soon enough
Safety of larger centerboard boats

Larger Little Harbor's and Bristol's (53's) are both centerboard/keel designs. From my understanding, a Little Harbor was lost this past year on its way down the coast during a major storm. I've heard people question the safety of a centerboard design vs. a fixed keel in a major storm. Any thoughts?
s/v "Pelican" Passport 40 #076- Finished Cruising - for the moment -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
"Don't dream your life, live your dream" - Bob Bitchin'
"I'll see it when I believe it" - Me
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook