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Old 04-04-2012, 04:36   #1
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Location: Tampa Bay
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Using a retractable keel

Our previous boat had a fixed keel, but now we have purchased a larger boat that has a retractable keel. Is there any books or information source that provides information on how to use it to the best advantage? I am basically restoring it to the original condition. to date the keel has been removed and painted, the operating winch system has been updated, new S/S swing plated fabricated and replaced originals, new S/S rudder and post installed, new navigation lighting installed, and several other major repairs. I plan to return to Tampa this fall to complete the restoration and (hopefully) learn a little about salt water sailing.

Any suggestions welcomed.
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