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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > top heavy sailboat
top heavy sailboat
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Forum Posts: 1
8th Nov 2018 23:12  
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hi got a sailboat it top heavy how do put more weight on the keel plz


Forum Posts: 30
1st Dec 2018 16:47  
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Sailing boats can have a variety of different style keels, so it depends on which type of keel your boat has.
Also, just adding weight to the keel will make the boat sit lower in the water, this will make it sluggish, difficult to handle & could cause it to get swamped very easily.

If fitted with certain types of keel, it is better to keep the weight as it is & lengthen the keel instead.