SailNet Community - View Single Post - Interesting Keel Design
View Single Post
post #4 of Old 10-28-2010
hellosailor
Reward for lost Kraken!
 
hellosailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 11,481
Thanks: 5
Thanked 132 Times in 129 Posts
Rep Power: 11
   
A chain saw can easily modify it, but then you'd also be moving the center of effort, the center of mass, etc. toward the rear and slightly up as well. Probably would affect pointing, stability, and then it is your gamble whether you can accept that, or fix it some other way.

The alternative would be to fill something in front, but that's going to be much more work and still may be a regret afterwards.
hellosailor is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome