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General sailing

Terms used to sail, navigate, and maintain a sail boat.

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General sailing

weather boards

Sailing; General sailing

Pieces of boards fitted over open ports to direct water or rain off.

bark

Sailing; General sailing

Usually a three masted vessel, the fore and main masts square rigged and the mizzen mast or after mast rigged fore and aft.

stream

Sailing; General sailing

The direction of the flood tide and ebb tide. The tides in the Channel are usually referred to as the eastern stream for the flood and western stream for the ebb.

bark

Sailing; General sailing

Usually a three masted vessel, the fore and main masts square rigged and the mizzen mast or after mast rigged fore and aft.

fitted out

Sailing; General sailing

When a vessel is "all-a-taunto,'' which see. A vessel ready to proceed to sea.

jib-boom

Sailing; General sailing

The spar beyond the bowsprit in schooners upon which the outer jib is set.

bark

Sailing; General sailing

Usually a three masted vessel, the fore and main masts square rigged and the mizzen mast or after mast rigged fore and aft.

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