Skeg

A skeg, (skegg or skag) is a sternward extension of the keel of boats and ships which have a rudder mounted on the centre line. The term also applies to the lowest point on an outboard motor or the outdrive of an inboard/outboard. In more recent years, the name has been used for a fin on a surfboard which improves directional stability and to a mo...
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Skeg

• (n.) The after part of the keel of a vessel, to which the rudder is attached. • (n.) A sort of wild plum. • (n.) A kind of oats.
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skeg

(from the article `keel`) ...A `centreboard`—also called a drop keel, or sliding keel—is a retractable keel midships that may be lowered to increase lateral resistance and ...
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skeg

noun a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost
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Skeg

Skeg noun [ Prov. E., also a stump of a branch, a wooden peg; confer Icelandic sk...gr a wood, Swedish skog . Confer Shaw .] 1. A sort of wild plum. [ Obsolete] Holland. 2. plural A kind of oats. Farm. Encyc. 3. (Nautical) Th...
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skeg

A flat protrusion on the keel that is used to support or protect the propeller shaft or rudder.
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skeg

A longitudinal appendage on a boat, on the outside, at the centerline, providing directional stability and/or protection for the prop and rudder.
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skeg

also spelt SKEGG. A projection similar to a keel at the stern of a vessel that offers protection to the rudder and propeller in the event of the vessel going aground in reverse.
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Skeg

An extension of the keep for protection of propeller and rudder.
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Skeg

Narrow extension below the keel at the stern and fitting into the sternpost. Generally found on flat- and V-bottomed boats.
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skeg

part of ship connecting the keel with the bottom of the rudderpost
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skeg

part of ship connecting the keel with the bottom of the rudderpost
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skeg

[n] - a brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost
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