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Re: Full or fin keel?
My 30' full keel has a B/D ratio of about 25% (3800lb ballast/15,000 disp)
That is pretty low for a full keel and points to a tender boat. If you search and look at several full keelers you would see that the average is over 30%. They need more ballast because for the same dimension full keels had normally less draft.
what is the draft of your boat?
Last edited by PCP; 12-28-2012 at 01:18 PM.