What does "Drogue" mean?

Today it means: A sea anchor.

A drogue can be a line, cloth, bucket or similar to act as a sea anchor a lessen drift by acting as a brake. They can also be used to keep a vessel pointing into the wind to reduce the risk of waves crashing over the side and swamping the boat.


By SailingQuiz October 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              

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