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On boats and ships, keel can refer to either of two parts: a structural element that sometimes .... Types of non-fixed keels include swing keels and canting keels. ... having been recorded by Gildas...

Swing keels? - Boat Design Forums - Boat Design Net

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Sep 3, 2004 ... Does someone on the forum have pictures of a swing keel? .... ballast for upwind work where they lock the canting keel-unlocking it off the wind.

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Oct 14, 2013 ... Lowering the Keel on my RL28. Not the prettiest of Keels but it works. ... Presenting the Kiribati 36 aluminum swing keel yacht design - Duration: ...

Fixed or swing keel, which is better? - SailNet Community

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Mar 12, 2007 ... This does not come free since a bulb increases frontal area and surface area. ... They work well on scows but I''ve never been able to really figure out scows anyway. .... You missed on major pro of a swing keel... good shoal draft capabilities ...

Five Swing Keel Maintenance Blunders and How to Prevent Them ...

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Mar 14, 2015 ... The parts at the other end of the swing keel system: the pivot pin ... The winch is the part of a keel lifting system that does the work, obviously.

Keel failure: the shocking facts - Yachting World

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Jan 6, 2015 ... Special investigation: Why do keel failures happen and what can we do to prevent it? ... have reminded us that this worst-case scenario can and does happen. ... incidences of keel failure that it has formed a Keel Structure Working Party to .... Thirdly, I found myself, on a friends swing keel Beneteau a few ...

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In our swing keels (Centre Board) systems, the whole ballast content is ... system all of our systems have been working for several years without any problems.

Are swing keels safe? - The WoodenBoat Forum - WoodenBoat Magazine

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Any opinions on the swing keels safety record. ... Catboats and oodles of smaller working and pleasure boats have provided safe ..... that does not make them dangerous. equally there are many keel yachts that are not safe for ...

How to Repair Your Swing Keel Cable

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Oct 16, 1999 ... Swing Keel Cable Repair Process ... The boat needs to be as high as possible in order to work on the stainless steel keel cable. ... This whole area looks real rugged but it does not leak; as it's normally covered by the end (aft) ...

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Mar 29, 2015 ... Here is the hull drawing… note the keel swings up to hide entirely in the ... This strategy actually does work in many temperate climates where ...

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Thoughts about swing keel boats. | SailboatOwners.com Forums

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Oct 13, 2012 ... There has been a good deal of posting about swing keel boats. ... This lead to greater wear on all working parts of the keel and the inspection .... It does take a bit of finagling to get it launched, but so far nothing dramatic.

Swing Keel Sailboat - Popular Mechanics

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Apr 17, 2006 ... Swing keels for sport sailboats counter heeling and slippage to give you more speed. ... Their DynaFlyer 40 has no conventional keel. Instead ...

Refinish Your Swing Keel for Best Performance – Part 1: Removing ...

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Mar 21, 2015 ... Does your swing keel look like it has leprosy? ... This post describes how I removed the keel to work on it, including methods I had to improvise ...