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||A line attached to the head
of sail and run up the mast to lower and raise the sail
||The abrupt intersection between the hull side and the hull bottom of a boat,
not a rounded edge
|| An opening in a boat's deck fitted with a watertight
||A heavy line or cable used
for towing, or mooring or anchoring a large vessel
||1. A marine toilet ( The term comes from the days of sailing ships when the place for the crew to relieve themselves was all the way forward on either side of the bowsprit, the integral part of the hull to which the figurehead was fastened.)
2. The upper corner of a triangular sail.
||A channel fitted on the forestay into which the bolt rope of the sail is inserted, used instead of shackles
|| The direction in which a vessel's bow points at any given
|| The forward motion of a boat. Opposite of sternway.
||To back-wind the jib and luff the main to hold a position
especially in heavy seas
|| The wheel or tiller controlling the
|| The person who steers or drives the
||1. A knot used to secure a rope to another object or to another
2. To form a loop or a noose in a rope
||The compartment below deck in a large
vessel used solely for carrying cargo
||The last Navy ships with teak decks were the battleships, now since decommissioned. Teak, and other
wooden decks, were scrubbed with a piece of sandstone, nicknamed at one time by an anonymous witty
sailor as the "holystone." It was so named because since its use always brought a man to his knees, it
must be holy!
|| The main shell of a vessel.