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Old 05-07-2009, 06:54   #1
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Paint the Centerboard?

I just bought a Kelt 7.60 (27') with an iron keel and swing centerboard. I painted the bottom. Maybe a dumb question but should I lower and paint the centerboard?
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I agree, the answer is yes. The centerboard will also attract critters where it comes in contact with saltwater. Once the things attach you'll have a hard time lowering and raising your board.

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You also need to coat the inside of the centerboard well as well. If you don't you will have growth in the well.
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