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RL24 drop keel weight
can anyone tell me the weight of the drop keel of a rl24 also i can not figure out how can a 24ft boat weight be only 1600lbs, i have a 19ft bristol corinthian which is 3000lbs, thank you all, dz sailing in barnegat bay, new jersey
dan zaharia3-Feb-2003    Edit    Delete 
Drop Keel Weight
The minimum weight for a drop or swing keel is 100Kg. Not sure what the weight of a factory made drop keel was but the original cast iron swing keel was about 180Kg. A 100Kg drop keel with lead in the bottom is more effective.
Trevor Jones4-Feb-2003    Edit    Delete 

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