centreboard definition

  • noun:
    • The flexible keel on a small yacht or dinghy that acts, on top of other things, as ballast and to counteract the sideways force associated with the wind.
    • just like centerboard.
    • a retractable fin keel utilized on sailboats to avoid drifting to leeward
    • The flexible keel on a small yacht or dinghy that acts, on top of other things, as ballast also to counteract the sideways force of the wind.
    • just like centerboard.
    • a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to stop drifting to leeward

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