Removable Keel...

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by John Shepherd, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. BertKu
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    BertKu Senior Member

    Hallo John, For what it is worth, I made a stainless steel folding up/remove keel, which is held at 3 points, and is removable and also can be left while trailing the boat. However have you ever considered the Dutch way for flat bottom yachts with 1 or two side blades which is dropped into water when needed to avoid drifting. The shape does not necessary to be the same. Home - Spiegel der Zeilvaart I should have done it that way, much easier and simpler. Bert Folding up keel for anti drifting.jpg Photo-5.jpg Photo-3.jpg
    Here is the way I made it.
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