SailNet Community - View Single Post - Centerboard damage.
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 11-11-2012
Learning the HARD way...
eherlihy's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Boston / Ft Myers Area
Posts: 5,523
Thanks: 288
Thanked 202 Times in 198 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Re: Centerboard damage.

I don't know, but I suspect that the "rocks and mud" may have been ballast. It is not uncommon for manufacturers to use iron and cement encased in resin as ballast. It seems like water may have crept in there and between freeze/thaw and the formation of iron oxide, it broke the ballast into bite size pieces.
eherlihy is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome