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1965 Islander 32 Keel bolts

I can only find one keelbolt in my bilge....at least i think its a keelbolt. Has anyone replaced the keel bolts..or added new ones,if so, whats the procedure, I am pretty handy if it can be done. I am not sure if my keel is encased in fiberglass or not....anyone help...thanks
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I had an Islander 29 which is the cousin to the 32. If like mine, these had encapsalated keels so there were not any bolts to go bad. They have a lot of glass down in that area. We had some hard grounding and our's never flexed, cracked. Have the newer Islander 32 now...so I like the boats

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