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Referring to any vessel used for private, non-commercial purposes.

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Boat; Yacht

A $15 million superyacht with an innovative design and can be controlled by an iPad. The yacht consumes about 14% of the fuel a conventional superyacht would consume and can travel up to 6,400 km ...

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Boat; Yacht

The body of law that deals with the cases of maritime transport. In the United Kingdom, managed by the probate, divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice.


Boat; Yacht

The extension of the ship's side above the level of the weather deck.


Boat; Yacht

An upright wall within the hull of a ship. Particularly a load bearing wall.


Boat; Yacht

A large rope; May be wire rope or composite-fiber rope. Typically used in the falls rigged in a davit or crane system.


Boat; Yacht

A sudden movement in navigation, when the ship, while scudding before the wind, accidentally turns her leeward side to windward, also use to describe the point when water starts to come over the ...


Boat; Yacht

A structure above the weather deck, extending the full width of the vessel, which houses a command centre, itself called by association, the bridge.

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