Originally Posted by AndrewB
Yes, they need less draft
and so can sail into shallower waters. Set against that though, a bilge
keeler is far harder than a single-keel yacht to get free if it does go aground.
Perhaps, but then we wouldn't have reached the town Wharf at Wareham with a fin keeled yacht and therefore not run aground. Anyway it was marvelous entertainment for the tourists eating their ice creams. I could see their lips moving saying "you don't want to do it like that"
Something about messing about in boats