SailNet Community - View Single Post - Cal 21 Keel
Thread: Cal 21 Keel
View Single Post
Old 08-03-2011
sailnova's Avatar
sailnova sailnova is offline
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 42
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
sailnova is on a distinguished road
Rippy - regarding the keel not fully extended, this is pretty typical from the post I have read on locking the keel in place. The trunk allows the keel to pivot further than it needs to be whether it was designed that way or not I don't know. I speculate that it was otherwise if the keel winch let go and the keel dropped uncontrollably there would probably be a giant whole in the hull. I know dropping the keel like that can still cause damage...I'll try to post pics again soon! Sounds like you don't have any trouble finding the wind!
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook