Re: Lead 'boot' - yes/no?
I think you SHOULD put the lead boot on the keel?
That way when every sailor who ever walks by your boat ask's you "WTF is that?" You can answer, "It is DAS BOOT!"
Other than the above, I see no upside.
"True, your boat will outperform mine to windward, but my boat will always outperform yours at anchor." --MedSailor