Features August 2008 Issue

Small-Boat Refit: Practical Sailor’s Catalina 22 Gets a Keel Overhaul

An overview of the cost and labor involved.

Practical Sailor testers’ summer boat to-do list included removing, repairing, and replacing the swing-keel pivot assembly of the Catalina 22, Jelly. The swing-keel hanger assembly supporting Jelly’s keel required a moderate amount of time, skill, and expense to repair. Staff members gleaned ideas for the repairs from fellow Catalina 22 owners through the Catalina 22 National Sailing Owners Association www.catalina22.org.

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