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Re: Keel problems Islander Excalabur 26
I have an excalibur 26. The keel is fine leave it alone. The hulls oil can and flex. I would not start taking the boat apart and changing it. The lead ballast is encapusulated so no keel bolts. All the boats flex. You want that, it is part of the boat's physics. The keel wont fall off. You won't find a competent answer here. If you have such doubt, have the boat inspectied by a marine engineer, preferably by the marine architect that inherited Crealock's designs. His name is Bill Luther, you can google him and the Crealock Legacy. The yard is not familiar with the boat and neither are any of the above sailors.