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Ballast Keel

Ballast keel is another type of main keel—properly, the “full keel,” or “ballast keel”—is a vertical downward extension of the boat's hull, narrowly V-shaped.

What is Ballast Keel?

Ballast keel is another type of main keel—properly, the “full keel,” or “ballast keel”—is a vertical downward extension of the boat's hull, narrowly V-shaped. It is usually ballasted or weighted for stability and lateral resistance.

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