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  1. daggerboard(noun)

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


  1. daggerboard(Noun)

    A retractable centreboard that slides out to act as a keel


  1. Daggerboard

    A daggerboard is a retractable centreboard used by various sailing craft. While other types of centreboard may pivot to retract, a daggerboard slides in a casing. The shape of the daggerboard converts the forward motion into a windward lift, countering the leeward push of the sail. The theoretical centre of lateral resistance is on the trailing edge of the daggerboard.


  1. Daggerboard

    Daggerboard, Inc. operates as a technology company that develops applications for financial institutions for data visualization and performance analysis. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


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