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Re: Starrett-Jenks Morgan45 info-opinions

Originally Posted by capn_dave View Post
Ok I got a question,

We have 3 of these boats at our Marina. All of them are in storage and I have personally hauled all of them. The keels on the boats in the pictures do not look like the ones here. They look more like the drawing hat was posted. The keels have a flat spot starting at the Guedgon and then taper up to the bow. They are a bear to block as there is only a 2 foot level on the bottom of the keel.

Are yours a different year or what?
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Capn Dave,
Your keel description sounds like the keel on my boat. I have one of the original Morgan-built hulls. The boat is back in the water now after hauling and painting or I'd include a photo.
Folks at my yard had a similar comment about blocking the boat when I had it hauled for refit. They did use a different 'b' word though

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