Your Practice Made Perfect – Laying the Keel

Your Practice Made Perfect – Laying the Keel

May 21, 2009

The two most celebrated moments in the life of a new sailboat are the “laying of the keel” and the “christening.”  You’ve probably seen the christening – a bottle of champagne ceremoniously broken on the bow and glasses are raised to the newly named ship – but equally important is the laying of the keel.  The keel, which provides greater...