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Old 01-22-2013
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Re: Do all Beneteaus have iron keels?

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Originally Posted by HeartsContent View Post
No offense meant to someone with an iron keel.
None taken. Suit yourself, if you prefer lead. Captain makes the rules.

However, if maintenance is your concern, I think you're mistaken. Both have maintenance gotchas. Grinding and recoating a few rust patches, now and then, would be among the simpler boat maintenance issues I recall. Even rebedding the keel joint isn't a big deal. Both are easily done when bottom painting.
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