CLC has a skeg kit that is essentially a box that runs from the hull to the deck and a rope skeg system gets controlled with a bungee to the stern and a rope to the cockpit to allow lowering and raising the skeg. Basically it is an envelope that is open all the way through the boat.
So my question is this:
Instead of having a skeg system in this envelope, couldn't you use a daggerboard that would slip down the envelope to under the hull? Essentially you are physically lowering a much longer skeg type blade to help keep you from drifting off track?
I also saw something on the Point Bennett kayak site by Duane Strosaker that shows a skeg on the side of the boat that is controlled by the paddler that slips down or up as it is drilled on either side of the board and it slips up and down the cord as needed.
Just looking at options for this wood boat I am working on.