Modify swing keel to fixed keel

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by yogibear111, May 11, 2010.

  1. yogibear111
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    yogibear111 New Member

    Hi Group

    I am going to look at a 26 ft Balboa Sailboat for sail that has had the swing keel changed to a fixed keel. Has anyone heard of doing that and was it a horror show ?

    The current owner said that it was done before he bought it but it looks like a professional job to him and he saw no cracks. Pulling the boat out of the water next week to see for myself.

    Thanks for all advice.
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