Dagger Board placement on a new 18' Malibu Outrigger design

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Hans Millenaar, Apr 8, 2020.

  1. Hans Millenaar
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    Hans Millenaar New Member

    I am building a fiberglass 18ft Malibu Outrigger type sailboat. Is there a rule that determines where the dagger board should be positioned?
  2. bajansailor
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    bajansailor Marine Surveyor

  3. BobBill
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    BobBill Senior Member

    There is a formula or ratio to place center of effort...sails. I have but cannot recall how to show here.
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