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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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Clocked achieving boat speeds of up to 5 knots during French sea trials, the Catana 4,7 is designed for fast passage-making and as it is equipped with effective, deep daggerboards to aid upwind sailing performance, you should be able to do much more than simply trade wind sailing.
She still has the retractable daggerboards that were fitted for the 2011 Rolex Sydney Hobart, but now has another retractable centreboard on the centerline, three metres aft of the bow.
She retains her retractable daggerboards that were fitted before last year's race but also has a new retractable centreline fin three metres aft of the bow.
She still has the retractable daggerboards fitted for the 2011 race, but now has another retractable centreboard on the centerline, three metres aft of the bow.
To help with this, the teams are designing curved or L-shaped daggerboards to help lift the bows of the multihull during the critical bearaway.
With her usual strong crew, Wild Oats XI sported new twin daggerboards and a 3Di square top main, made from the latest in North Sails technology; ironically the cause of a protest against Investec Loyal.
Like DOGzilla, Alinghi 5 has curved daggerboards for lift and high-aspect rudders to keep them in the water as long as possible and to prevent stalling.
There are two design styles when it comes to cruising catamarans--those with daggerboards and those without (instead, they have permanent skegs/keels under the hulls).
The two Reichel Pugh swing keel CBTF (canting ballast twin foil) boats are more manoeuvrable because they have a canard while we have a normal placed rudder and daggerboards.