Made in Iroko with machined slots for both centre plate and rudder. We have fitted to our Mk 1 model a recessed stainless steel guide and rudder slot plate, a great improvement.
Complete with all stainless steel machine screws, nuts and washers, eye bolt for the centre plate shackle and sealant.
The keel band for a Mk-2 or Mk3 with the centre plate and rudder slots machined.
Complete with fitting kit as above
Additional cost to add lap joint and resin bonding kit for shipping
For shipping purposes to the EU and worldwide we now manufacture a jointed version of the keel band that is able to be shipped by couriers, this being under the 3m top limit on length. It is fully jointed and moulded ready for resin bonding (West Resin System recommended). Additional cost of this is £65 + VAT
New for Longboats
Our manufactured keel band, 4.597m in length is made in 3 sections, fully jointed and moulded ready for resin bonding (West Resin System recommended). It can be shipped in this form for bonding and finishing by the client, or it can be supplied ready-bonded, for collection only from our base at NP22 4LA.
The rudder stock guide / bearing is recessed into the outside face of the keel band, the bronze guide bearing is in addition to the keel band cost.