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Originally Posted by soulesailor View Post
Jeremy, where is the crack in your keel that is leaking water? Bristol hulls were made in two molds then clamped together and the inside and outside tabbed with cloth and resin, faired and gelcoated. If the crack is on the bottom in the center than you may want to do more extensive glass work to ensure structural integrity.

That may be true for the 24 since the molds were acquired from Sailstar, the original manufacturer of the 24, but that is not correct about Bristols which were molded as a whole hull and a whole separate deck. I have seen the molds.

Restoring a 1971 bristol 29

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