Keel loss investigated by Sail Magazine

The latest reported keel loss of a sailing yacht has been analysed by an award-winning journalist for the leading US yachting journal, Sail. Ran Tan II  lost her keel in mid-Pacific in May last year and her three crew were rescued from a life-raft. Journalist Rebecca Hayter interviewed the 50ft Elliot race yacht’s designer, Greg […]

Yacht split in two after Keel failure: full story in Sail Magazine

An account of the loss of a race yacht’s keel is covered in next month’s Sail magazine, the leading US yachting journal. Ran Tan II, an Elliott 50, was on passage from Tahiti to the west coast of America, in June last year, when the keel started to break off causing the hull to split […]