With small boats leeboard water tends to get trapped against the hull of the boat. waves then can get squeezed in the passage between the boat and the leeboards and water can kick up into the air. on most traditional leeboard designs, the windward leeboard is retracted when it isn't needed. doing so tends to reduce drag.. Plywood boat plans and essays jim michalak's boat designs 118 e randall, lebanon, il 62254 a page of boat designs and essays. (1sep01 ) this issue presents a couple of leeboard topics. next issue, 15sep01, will rerun an important issue about some capsize tests. in truth these pivoting leeboards aren't really leeboards but are more like. A leeboard is a form of pivoting keel used by a sailboat in lieu of a fixed keel. typically mounted in pairs on each side of a hull, leeboards function much like a centreboard, allowing shallow draft craft to ply waters fixed keel boats cannot.only one, however, the leeward, is used at a time, as it does not get lifted from the water when the boat heels under the force of the wind..

Duck Punt - free plans for the boat with no rudder, plate or leeboards

Duck punt - free plans for the boat with no rudder, plate or leeboards

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Harry, 26' Sailing Barge ~ Small Boat Designs by Tad Roberts

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