What is this on the aft end of the keel - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 8 Old 01-20-2013 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
davidpm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Madison
Posts: 4,044
Thanks: 273
Thanked 62 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
What is this on the aft end of the keel

C&C center cockpit.
What is it's function?
Attached Thumbnails
2013-01-19 11.45.02.jpg  
davidpm is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 8 Old 01-20-2013
Just another Moderator
 
Faster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 16,577
Thanks: 110
Thanked 321 Times in 306 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

A grounding plate of some sort?.. a 'cover-up' repair?... guard plate in case they backed up onto a hard surface?...

Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Faster is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 8 Old 01-20-2013
Senior Member
 
Lake Superior Sailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Eagle River Wi.
Posts: 1,010
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

So what do you think? A ground plate or a grounding plate? got any wires hooked to it? maybe just a repair--Got me baffled!...Dale

Reluctant Lady
Cal 28, 1967
Lake Superior
Where God got it done!
Lake Superior Sailor is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of 8 Old 01-20-2013 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
davidpm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Madison
Posts: 4,044
Thanks: 273
Thanked 62 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

Seems an odd way to handle a repair. A little epoxy and fairing would be easier and cheaper.
davidpm is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #5 of 8 Old 01-20-2013
Senior Member
 
Lake Superior Sailor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Eagle River Wi.
Posts: 1,010
Thanks: 0
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

Whats the water line look like? maybe the low spot on the boat, bottoming point?..Dale

Reluctant Lady
Cal 28, 1967
Lake Superior
Where God got it done!
Lake Superior Sailor is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #6 of 8 Old 01-20-2013
Just another Moderator
 
Faster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 16,577
Thanks: 110
Thanked 321 Times in 306 Posts
Rep Power: 10
     
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

Quote:
Originally Posted by davidpm View Post
Seems an odd way to handle a repair. A little epoxy and fairing would be easier and cheaper.
Agree... and on a C&C that ought to be a bolt-on lead keel (or did the Landfalls use encapsulated ballast? not sure....)

Which model exactly?

Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Faster is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #7 of 8 Old 01-20-2013
Senior Member
 
chef2sail's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Maryland
Posts: 7,099
Thanks: 30
Thanked 58 Times in 54 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Send a message via AIM to chef2sail
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

Wonder if its some kind of dyna plate


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
___________________________
S/V Haleakala (Hawaiian for" House of the Sun")
C&C 35 MKIII Hull # 76
Parkville, Maryland
(photos by Joe McCary)
Charter member of the Chesapeake Lion posse

Our blog-
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


“Sailing is just the bottom line, like adding up the score in bridge. My real interest is in the tremendous game of life.”- Dennis Conner
chef2sail is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #8 of 8 Old 01-20-2013
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: western LI sound, L.I., N.Y.
Posts: 512
Thanks: 1
Thanked 15 Times in 15 Posts
Rep Power: 12
 
Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

Not likely to be grounding shoe, would be on bottom of keel
and more robust.
Seems odd exposed place for ground plate.
That pretty much leaves repair of some kind, people do
odd things, if lead keel not bad, if ferrous not good.
HUGOSALT is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Seafarer 24 swing keel, keel pivot? Sailing qualities? skygazer Boat Review and Purchase Forum 44 10-21-2013 09:50 PM
Questions about barrier coat on steel keel, and sealing keel joint EricinToronto Gear & Maintenance 1 04-21-2012 09:43 PM
Full Keel vs. Wing Keel small boats Kyhillbilly General Discussion (sailing related) 4 07-26-2011 11:51 AM
How does a fixed keel boat differ from keel+centerboard? phboujon General Discussion (sailing related) 9 06-11-2009 10:29 PM
Swing Keel or Fixed Keel for Caribbean Sailing SailorJim123 Boat Review and Purchase Forum 1 02-04-2009 10:15 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome