daggerboard


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to daggerboard

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

References in periodicals archive ?
The daggerboard is a movable appendage to the hull, which can be stowed out of the water for manoeuvring or deployed beneath the water surface," explains Durocher.
The daggerboard of the Mollymawk broke during training earlier this month.
A statement from race organisers said: "For two of the boats (the other being Jacques Dewez of France in Blue Shadow) the race has come to an end with early retirements from one of the favourites, Ross Hobson, whose trimaran Mollymawk suffered a broken daggerboard.
Navigator Jeff Cuzon checked the depth and said we must tack but these boats take a long time to turn so we damaged the daggerboard before the race started.
The Juan Kouyoumdjian-designed Rambler 88 is a new kind of pocket maxi that has punched well above it's weight since its launch two years ago; as seen by it leading the 2015 Rolex Sydney Hobart until smashing a daggerboard.
Foils will include twin rudders and a daggerboard forward.
Appendages: Maximum of two rudders and two daggerboards
The new V60s will have rotating wing masts, probably no daggerboards, and minimum water ballast," he outlined.
Boats premiering included the towering topsides of the Catana 53 that sported carbon daggerboards and polar diagrams showing boat speed matching wind speed at 16 knots.
He is back with a 2015 his Ker 56, Varuna VI, built in Kiel, with a canting keel, double rudders and daggerboards.
As luck would have it, key internal structure that accommodated the keel, rudder, daggerboards, DSS wing, rig and overall sail plan required no alteration.
Christened Rambler 88, and designed by Juan Kouyoumdjian specifically for offshore speeding, she is an all-carbon all-canting boat with long daggerboards and a deep chine.