a removable centerboard on a small sailboat that can be lowered into the water to serve as a keel
A retractable centreboard that slides out to act as a keel
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.
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.
The numerical value of daggerboard in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of daggerboard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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