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November 09, 2012 - 02:06:31 pm

LATITUDE - The distance north or south of the equator measured and expressed in degrees.LAZARETTE - A storage space in a boat's...

October 12, 2012 - 02:03:13 pm

CABIN - A compartment for passengers or crew.CAPSIZE - To turn over.CAST OFF - To let go.CATAMARAN - A twin-hulled boat, with...

October 12, 2012 - 02:03:00 pm

CABIN - A compartment for passengers or crew.CAPSIZE - To turn over.CAST OFF - To let go.CATAMARAN - A twin-hulled boat, with...

October 05, 2012 - 12:55:31 pm

DOCK - A protected water area in which vessels are moored.The term is often used to denote a pier or a wharf.DOLPHIN - A group...

September 21, 2012 - 01:03:55 pm

GALLEY - The kitchen area of a boat.GANGWAY - The area of a ship's side where people board and disembark.GEAR - A general term...

September 16, 2012 - 05:32:11 pm

SQUARE KNOT - A knot used to join two lines of similar size. Also called a reef knot.STANDING PART - That part of a line which...

September 07, 2012 - 04:17:59 pm

Satellite Navigation - A form of position finding using radio transmissions from satellites with sophisticated on-board...

August 31, 2012 - 04:28:00 pm

 PIER -  A loading platform extending at an angle from the shore. PILE -  A wood, metal or concrete pole driven into the bottom...

August 13, 2012 - 11:50:03 am

Abaft - BehindAbeam - Area on either side of a ship near the mid section.About - Direction of travel opposite to that being...

August 06, 2012 - 01:47:57 pm

GUNWALE         Upper Edge Of The Side Of A ShipGYBE             To Swing A Sail From One Side To AnotherHALYARD         Rope...

July 27, 2012 - 04:17:23 pm

Dyogram         Ship's Chart Indicating Compass Deflection Due To Ship's IronEaring     Line         For Fastening Corner Of A...

July 22, 2012 - 05:03:21 pm

Word                             DefinitionBulwark         The Side Of A Ship Above The DeckBumpkin         Spar Projecting...

July 13, 2012 - 06:49:43 pm

Word                             DefinitionAbaft                          Toward Or At The Stern Of A Ship; Further...

June 29, 2012 - 04:51:09 pm

LAZARETTE - A storage space in a boat's stern area.LEE - The side sheltered from the wind.LEEWARD - The direction away from the...

June 22, 2012 - 04:38:26 pm

DECK - A permanent covering over a compartment, hull or any part thereof.DINGHY - A small open boat. A dinghy is often used as...

June 15, 2012 - 05:54:23 pm

LATITUDE - The distance north or south of the equator measured and expressed in degrees.LAZARETTE - A storage space in a boat's...

June 10, 2012 - 04:40:58 pm

HATCH - An opening in a boat's deck fitted with a watertight cover.HEAD - A marine toilet. Also the upper corner of a...

June 01, 2012 - 05:44:49 pm

PIER - A loading platform extending at an angle from the shore.PILE - A wood, metal or concrete pole driven into the bottom....

May 25, 2012 - 04:57:49 pm

COGSA - Carriage of Goods by SeaCOLLIER - Vessel used for transporting coal.COLLISION AVOIDANCE SYSTEM - Electronic system...

May 13, 2012 - 02:24:41 pm

BATTEN DOWN - Secure hatches and loose objects both within the hull and on deck.BEAM - The greatest width of the boat.BEARING...

May 04, 2012 - 04:20:15 pm

DEAD AHEAD - Directly ahead.DEAD ASTERN - Directly aft.DECK - A permanent covering over a compartment, hull or any part thereof...

April 27, 2012 - 04:15:46 pm

CABIN - A compartment for passengers or crew.CAPSIZE - To turn over.CAST OFF - To let go.CATAMARAN - A twin-hulled boat, with...

April 20, 2012 - 04:39:20 pm

LATITUDE - The distance north or south of the equator measured and expressed in degrees.LAZARETTE - A storage space in a boat's...

April 10, 2012 - 02:19:26 pm

TILLER - A bar or handle for turning a boat's rudder or an outboard motor.TOPSIDES - The sides of a vessel between the...

March 30, 2012 - 06:45:03 pm

SOUNDING - A measurement of the depth of water.SPRING LINE - A pivot line used in docking, undocking, or to prevent the boat...

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