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Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 23-06-2013, 09:34
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Posted By riggear
Re: Wing Keel?

Yes, You are exactly right, Australia II was the impetus of the wing keel Fad. The next season all the boat builder's were marketing their versions at the Boat Shows LOL

The next cup 1987 in...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 22-06-2013, 17:47
Replies: 52
Views: 9,614
Posted By riggear
Re: Wing Keel?

Wing Keels were a Fad left over from the 80's.
They don't work, all they do is induce drag, with no lift or performance advantages.
For cruising boats the idea was to add ballast in a shoal draft...
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