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post #7 of Old 11-16-2010
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Originally Posted by AE28 View Post
We have a keel-stepped mast.

As Jeff mentions, we get water in the bilge every time it rains. Cannot think of any advantages to keel-stepped in our case.
A weep hole at deck level, and a little foam in the mast have solved that problem on numerous boats w. keel-stepped masts.

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