The Keel

What more than anything separates the Southerly from most modern cruising boat is of course the swing keel. Below is a drawing of the system

The Swing Keel

  1. Cast Iron Aerofoil Swing Keel
    (1050 kg)
  2. Cast Iron Gronding Plate
    (2205 kg)
  3. Large diameter ss pivot pivot pin with bronze brush
  4. 16 ss keel bolts
  5. Hydraulic ram
  6. Spectra pennant
  7. Pivot bosses
  8. Hull
  9. Keel case