Definition of daggerboard
: a removable narrow centerboard in some small boats that is raised and lowered by sliding up and down
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Daggerboards on both hulls are in the water for a few moments during tacks and gybes.
Their pedaling powers the hydraulic systems used to trim the wingsail and raise and lower the daggerboards, or retractable centerboards, that are tipped with hydrofoils.
That could be due in part to the shape of their daggerboards, but for Oracle to alter its own would be a complex process.
Usually, only one of the two larger foils at the front (called daggerboards or L-foils, because of their distinctive shape) is in the water.
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