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Old 10-10-2012
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Re: Tell Me About Jeanneaus

I think the Jeanneau's are great production boats. The only big negative I see is their use of iron for keels. I think lead is a better material to use for keels. Lead is more forgiving then iron if the boat goes aground; There is less maintenance and less to worry about with regards to glavanization. You need to be careful about the keelbolts in iron keels as well as their attachment points. You have to maintain a barrier coat on the iron keel as well as ensure it continues to be completely encases--you don't have those issues with lead. Other than that, they are quite nice for the money.
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