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Old 01-07-2014, 06:56   #1
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Keel length?

I have a San Juan 7.7. Can anyone tell me how long the keel is from the hull to the tip of the keel, so I don't have to go under the water and measure it? The transporter wants to know. all I know is the boat is supposed to draw four feet. Thanx!
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Old 01-07-2014, 07:13   #2
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Re: Keel length?

hmmm sounds like you'll have to go in the water... that's not a common measurement. do you have a hoist nearby? you could always just lift it up, measure, and drop it back in. (hint: you don't want to actually drop it back in, but rather lower it slowly and under some semblance of control. i've tried the dropping method before, it didn't work...)
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Old 01-07-2014, 07:23   #3
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Re: Keel length?

Specs for San Juan 7.7

You can probably guesstimate the keel length from the drawing.
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