Thread: Bilge Keels
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Old 02-13-2019, 07:13 AM  
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In previous threads I believe "batwings" were recommended as successful on hard chine boats where tough to fit bilge keels.

Soft chines are successful with bilge keels.

Someone reported success with some sort of chine "lip" on a hard chine trawler.

All create wetted surface and sizing is important to get the best compromise of rolling and speed reduction.
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