A canting keel is a form of sailing ballast, suspended from a rigid canting strut
beneath the boat, which can be swung to windward of a boat under sail, in order
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Oct 14, 2013 ... Lowering the Keel on my RL28. Not the prettiest of Keels but it works. ... Prelude
19 foot Sail Boat, Swing Keel Removal and Refit in two days, ...
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.
Any opinions on the swing keels safety record. ... Catboats and oodles of smaller
working and pleasure boats have provided .... ballasted swing keel and all do
high latitude expeditions and sail the southern oceans regularly.
May 6, 2014 ... Retractable Keel Sailboats – How They Work ... It was a good lesson in what
eliminating unnecessary drag can do for a boat's performance.
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.
My biggest problem with swing keels is that most do not have a positive ... They
work well on scows but I''ve never been able to really figure out ...
... is critical to safe and convenient operation of your swing keel Catalina. The
primary components include: A keel winch to provide the mechanical advantage,
... Unlike a typical trailer winch the clutch does not allow the winch to "free wheel"
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 ...
A swing keel is a type of keel found usually on trailerable sailboats.