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  • n. Plural form of centerboard.


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  • One group, whose only function is high speed and maximum performance, includes the Tornado, which has semirounded hulls, pivoting centerboards, and a fully articulating mast with full battened mainsail.

    Sailing Fundamentals

  • Perhaps they fouled the fishers 'centerboards or tillers, or clung to the handholds in hordes, until the boats couldn't move.

    Destiny's Road

  • A vast array of centerboards and crossboards and complex counterjets held it steady against the rising chop.


  • " "Also, each town has several means of further stabilizing itself-centerboards, special fluids which can inhibit wave action, and so on.


  • Shortly he will be setting a tiny leg-of-mutton and steering with an oar. then he will begin to talk keels and centerboards and want to take his blankets out and stop aboard all night.

    The Joy Of Small-Boat Sailing

  • Twin rudders provided the steering, along with centerboards and two oars.

    The Seattle Times

  • Upon reaching a canal, the masts were lowered and centerboards raised, transforming the vessel into a typical, shallow-draft canal boat.

    WCAX - Local News


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