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SoFastSoSlow posted a topic in Sport Boat AnarchyNewb question... Isn't it theoretically possible to completely replace keel ballast with windward water ballast? I know I know, you would loose the ability to self right, and you would have to make sure you have the windward ballast filled... But, theoretically, can't the righting moment created by the lead ballast be more than offset by some water ballast? Perhaps a compromise can be made to keep just enough keel ballast to self right, but use adjustable ballast (water or otherwise) for righting moment when sailing?