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    Sirius 21 keel

    Hi all, I'm repairing/rebuildin the swing keel locking bolt area on my serius21 as there is just a 1-1/2" dia counter bore with a 3/8" center hole on both sides of the keel trunk. can anyone take a photo of what it should look like? Thanks
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    Sirius 21 keel

    Happy to share, as you see, you can service the bolt while on the trailer. While I was at it, I put heavy wheel bearing grease on the bolt and in the hole. Fingers crossed happy sailing :)
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    Sirius 21 keel

    Also I used a large clamp on the flat part at the front of the keel to tip the keel you'll need to pull the clamp down if you're on port side lifting the keel parallel as it will drop to starboard when the bolt comes out of the starboad housing.
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    Sirius 21 keel

    Ok so I left the keel up and used a car jack at the front of the keel to pick up the weight, then tapped the pivot bolt about 1/2 way out see image its a 5/8" bolt. Very little rust and little wear. Bit of a pain getting it back in, but if you stick your head in the storage compartment you can...
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    Sirius 21 keel

    I'm planning on checking my keels pivot bolt also in a couple days. Right now my boat is off the trailer up on stands for bottom paint so I'll lower the keel and make a wood frame to support it in place then pull the bolt. As this old boat is new to me I have the opportunity now to confirm its...
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    Sirius 21 keel

    Hello I'm new to this site as well new to Sirius 21 swing keels. My question to the group is about the keel assembly, is there anything more to the keel assembly than just the pivot bolt and the pivot locking bolt above the pivot bolt. I find my keel is just hanging there very loosely. Should...
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    Sirius21

    Thanks, I'll do that :)
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    Sirius21

    Hello, I'm a new member and new owner of a Sirius 21. I'm doing a much needed restoration and looking for information about the wing keel assembly. Question: is the keel a stand alone with just the two bolts holding it in place Or is there nylon spacers or a metal housing around the top of the...