daggerboard

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a removable centerboard on a small sailboat that can be lowered into the water to serve as a keel

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There is also a water ballast system and a forward dagger board to improve up-wind performance.
We tried to create a rudder from the dagger board and we managed to steer for 150 miles.
A broken dagger board, rudder and forestay were testament to the battering she had taken at sea.
The dagger board housings have been designed so that they can accommodate boards of different shapes as the boat is developed.
It also has similar foils to a Volvo 70, with dagger boards and a canting keel that is lighter than most in its division.