Entry from British & World English dictionary
An anchored boat used to mark the course for a boat race.
- We were made to do some pretty tricky things (a 17 km row and practising starting from a stake boat, for example), but we kept up the concentration and commitment.
- Go out again to watch Goldie and Isis race and determine stake boats remain level for Blue boats.
- A tournament stake boat will be on duty at the check-out points from 5: 30 a.m. to 8: 00 a.m. each morning.
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