Jake and others have dealt with this. I think the first step after she is
hauled is to torque the bolts. If they are loose, that could be the
problem, but you won't know until you launch.
On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 12:48 PM, Barbara L. Hickson via CnC-List <
> Hi Listers,
> I'm having trouble searching the archives for info on the possible
> repair scenarios for a keel bolt seeping seawater. It's not much, just
> slightly weeping. I know this has been written about extensively but not
> finding it on *this* forum. The worst case scenario is the keel must be
> dropped and rebedded and I know someone on the list has done this before.
> What is the bedding compound of choice? Is there any other, as in cheaper,
> scenario that's viable? The tops of the bolts and their nuts look in good
> shape and there's no rust/corrosion on what I can see. It's the part
> that I can't see that I'm nervous about. I will get the boat hauled to
> better check it out and look at the options, but considering her age (she
> turns 40 next month), have to consider the options. I don't have the
> pockets to get emotional about this. One of us weeping is plenty! Thanks
> for your help.
> Barbara L. Hickson
> *Flight Risk, *'76 C&C33-1
> Charleston, SC
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