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What is this on the aft end of the keel

C&C center cockpit.
What is it's function?
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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?...
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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
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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.
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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
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Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

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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?
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Re: What is this on the aft end of the keel

Wonder if its some kind of dyna plate
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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.
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