Re: bilge keels
- --- In email@example.com, "pauldayau" <wattleweedooseeds@b...>
> The 5% concept is interesting. When iI made the keels I looked atin
> the size of the leeboard, taking into account that halfof it doesnt
> even go in the water, workedout the areaand then cut a floorboard
> half. at the same time I significantly reduced the wetted area ofthe
> rudder, to the pointthat you can steer with a couple of fingers. Iwith
> now no longer use the rudder in moderate to light airs, steering
> a paddle instead. Its amazing just how much accesories I havePS forgot to add the most important bit. let it heel,if it wont make
> discardedyet I'm getting more and more out of the boat ,and a lot
> less clutter.
> . cheers Paul
it heel, thats the key to it all.