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Re: Another interesting discovery, at least to me.
The bacon fat from the sink prevents growth on the cb.
I'd never heard the term 'swing keel' before I started reading these forums. Is a 'swing keel' just a modern term for a centerboard or are there actually boats that have retractable keels that come up like centerboards?
I know of some cruising boats (mostly French alloy hard chine boats) that have the whole keel pull up into the hull, but they do not 'swing', they retract vertically.
"Any idiot can make a boat go; it takes a sailor to stop one." Spike Africa aboard the schooner Wanderer in Sausalito, Ca. 1964.
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
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