Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Keel bolt bonding strap

Andrew & Kate Lamb

I think an anode would need to be installed low down to be effective and would likely be harder to change than the copper strap in the first place, which probably brings the argument full circle I think. Difficult one I suspect a stainless steel strap is probably ok but …





SM2k 472

Canet en Roussillion, France



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Subject: RE: [Amel Yacht Owners] Keel bolt bonding strap



I suppose technically the best to protect the strap would be a small zinc anode on it as the bilge water is not in the same water body as the rudder anode (unless you have a very big problem!). I would guess the copper is acting in a sacrificial way.


John, Maramu #91 Popeye




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