Originally Posted by Hartley18
The only time I've ever seen ballast put in a steel yacht, lead ingots were melted into the hollow keel casing with a oxy-torch - but I was too young to notice what went over the top. Concrete maybe?
For the record, Joe Adams has designed a few steel cruising yachts in his time - but he's over here, so I'm guessing that's no use to you.
Cameron, G'day to you.
JA is long retired and as far as I am aware there is no one actively marketing his designs but his one time associate Graeme Radford is still active.
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