Originally Posted by tommays
I race on a 7' draft boat a LOT and you gotta really be CAREFUL as with type of keel its easy to do catastrophic damage compared to and old style keel of similar draft
I think there is no big difference between standard keel vs performance keel, only 8" remember. The big differences are between shoal reef keel vs others.
I talk to the dealer and he tells me the performance keel is only slightly thinner and longer, same construction, same price.