SailNet Community - View Single Post - lead ballast vs iron/cement
View Single Post
Old 05-03-2004
levenezia levenezia is offline
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Cape Cod
Posts: 23
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
levenezia is on a distinguished road
lead ballast vs iron/cement

I notice most high quality sailboats have lead ballast but Caliber, which we''re interested in, uses iron and cement. What are the trade-offs? It seems like a very good quality boat for a reasonable price but I''m concerned about the ballast. Should I be? Larry Venezia
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook