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Re: Do all Beneteaus have iron keels?
Googling "iron keel" brings up a lot of maintenance issues and lots of work. It seems the rust likes to form at the keel/hull joint.
It just sounds like a lot of added expense and headache. I do really like some the Beneteau layouts (361 specifically) but shy away due not wanting the iron keel.
Do yourself a favor, go buy the blinking thing, ignore the nay sayers, along with you can now join the "sailnet ignoramous club" Master Denby is the highest of ignoramous commodores...
that is once you own and iron keel boat that you like of course!
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