In boats and ships, keel can refer to either of two parts: a structural element that
.... Types of non-fixed keels include swing keels and canting keels. Canting ... in
writing, having been recorded...
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.
Mar 14, 2015 ... The winch is the part of a keel lifting system that does the work, obviously. Unlike
the winch on your sailboat trailer, keel winches have a clutch ...
Swing keels for sport sailboats counter heeling and slippage to give you more
speed. Apr 17, 2006 @ 8:00 PM. Adventure · Outdoors · adventure · boating tips ...
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: ...
While a centerboard, swing keel, or stub keel/centerboard combination are
extremely ... involving a piston, wire pennant, turning blocks, and winch for this
Any opinions on the swing keels safety record. ... ''The work is teaching you the
work'' : Bernard Moitessier. .... coastal trip. that does not make them dangerous.
equally there are many keel yachts that are not safe for more than ...
Besides several fixed keel designs, Blank Yacht Design provides the design ... In
our swing keels (Centre Board) systems, the whole ballast content is positioned
in the keel foil. ... All these systems still work well, even after many years of use.
Jan 6, 2015 ... Special investigation: Why do keel failures happen and what can we do to
prevent it? ... reminded us that this worst-case scenario can and does happen. ...
Part of the group's initial work was to develop a database of the reported failures.
.... Thirdly, I found myself, on a friends swing keel Beneteau a few ...
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 ...