Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
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As far as the builder doing it the wrong way, I was referring to plywood in the keel stub. When it gets wet - not if - it rots and the bolts sink into it causing the keel/hull joint to open.
Most major builders use stainless for keel bolts and if inspected every so often they are ok.
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour