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Old 22-04-2016, 05:32   #76
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Re: Help me to understand Swingkeels

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Re: Help me to understand Swingkeels

I'm partial to my boat which is a Santana 2023. I sail in the Barnegat bay and Toms River in NJ which is part of the ICW, but pretty restrictive since you can go 4 feet outside the channel and in some spots hit 3 ft of water and I sail coastal as well. It's water ballast and a swing centerboard so it only draws 2 ft with board and rudder up, and when down it draws just shy of 6 ft. Despite what people say, they're stable boats for not being fixed keel and they race them out to Catalina islands in CA. Before the wife and kids I would take off for a month at a time and has great interior space including a small galley and enclosed head for the ladies. Also has a pop top which I don't bother using.
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