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leeboard Line breaks: lee|board

Definition of leeboard in English:


A plank frame fixed to the side of a flat-bottomed boat and let down into the water to reduce drifting to the leeward side.
Example sentences
  • This spacer fills the gap between side and leeboard when board is touching the gunwale and chine log.
  • An article on making a leeboard from laminated plywood is available.
  • The Chinese widely used leeboards and so I thought of replacing the bilgeboards by leeboards also.
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