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post #491 of Old 09-30-2012
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Re: Full or fin keel?

And it might very well be.

Like I said, I do not feel like I belong to Team Long Keel just because it happens to be the design of my boat. Honestly the main reason I got a longer keel boat was because I felt that they would be mechanically better connected to the keel due to its length and because the other fin keeled boat I had surveyed had a little flexing problem there (it was an encapsulated keel)

Come to think of it now, with the experience I got on this one, that would probably have been repairable in a few week-ends but that's another story.

Bottom line is I could have gone for a fin keel.
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