Megaware Keelguard
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Megaware KeelGuard

The Megaware KeelGuard attaches to powerboat keels to provide protection against abrasive sand, rocks, concrete ramps, oyster beds and other underwater hazards.

Similar in concept to a traditional sacrificial rub strake used on dinghies for dragging up the beach, KeelGuards easily attach to your boat with a strong adhesive bond and readily adapt to hull contours for seamless protection.

Unprotected keels risk incurring gelcoat damage. Even small dings in gelcoat finishes can allow moisture intrusion that ultimately damages fiberglass laminates. Not just a protective device, KeelGuards also maximize efficient water flow to maintain like-new performance like top speed, handling, and tracking on smaller boats and personal watercraft.

 
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KeelGuards are generally mounted 4 to 6 inches above the waterline on the bow, ending 2 to 3 feet beyond the lowest point of the keel. Everything needed to professionally install is included, and step-by-step instructions are located under the links section of this page.

Note: If your trailer is designed such that the entire weight of the boat rests on rollers or a support beam along the keel, we do not recommend installing a KeelGuard. If the rollers can be lowered or the side bunks raised to clear the keel protector, the adhesive bond will not be compromised. May not be suitable for some aluminum boats with reinforced rib design.

See instructions to achieve proper high strength bond to hull surface.

Item #  Color  Length' 
KLG 20106  White  6 ft 
KLG 20108  White  8 ft 
KLG 20206  Black  6 ft 
KLG 20208  Black  8 ft 
KLG 20306  Almond  6 ft 
KLG 20308  Almond  8 ft 
KLG 20506  Gray  6 ft 
KLG 20508  Gray  8 ft 
BRAND: KeelGuard
Type: Keelguard
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Megaware KeelGuard
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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Pros

  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small boats (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (3)

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    4.0

    Easy to install

    By Havasudreamin

    from Indio.Ca

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Megaware KeelGuard:

      Installed in less than an hour.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Easy way to protect your boat

      By Bayliner bum

      from mid. michigan

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Megaware KeelGuard:

        Easy to install.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Keelguard

        By oldairboater

        from Texas--no place like it

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Megaware KeelGuard:

            Haven't tested it long enough to see if it is durable yet. Prep work wasn't excessive and application was fairly simple. Not sure what the problem would be if the keelguard has weight resting on it at the pads.

            (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Product (KeelGuard)

            By Shawn Cox

            from Goose Bay, Labrador NL Canada

            About Me Recreational

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Holds Boat Securely
            • Reliable
            • Safe

            Cons

            • Should be less expensive

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • PWC
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Megaware KeelGuard:

            Great product, does exactly what it's made to do. Just take your time and install it properly. Installs easily.

            (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I installed my keel guard in 45 minutes

            By Stratos 186XT

            from Fort Campbell, KY

            About Me Competitive

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Peace of mind
            • Reliable

            Cons

            • Some prep

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • PWC
            • Small Boats

            Comments about Megaware KeelGuard:

            I installed my new Megaware Keelguard in under an hour. It was fairly simple some prep (very important) is required. I am very pleased and would consider buying it again. The 3M 5200 is a little messy to work with and takes a few days to cure but, an added advantage.

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