Terms 16 to 30 of 207 sailing terms in the database
||Inside the boat, a berth is a place to sleep (bed); at the marina, a place for the boat to be secured AKA slip or mooring
||term used to indicate which side of the race course or start line is favored. A start line that is committee boat biased has the committee boat upwind of the pin.
||The inside bottom of the boat; where any water inside the boat will collect and be pumped out with a bilge pump.
||A pedestal to which the compass is attached
||When flown from the Race Committee boat, any boat in the triangle formed by the starting line and the windward mark 1 minute before the starting signal is DSQ
||A pulley through which a line runs to change the direction of pull
||A piece of hardware found on the decks of boats and at marina berths; used to secure mooring/dock lines to the boat and dock.
||The line attached (sewn) along the luff of a sail. The bolt rope is fed into a track on the mast or forestay and hoisted up the mast/forestay.
||The spar that attaches to the foot of the mainsail with one end attached to the mast.
||The front end of the boat
||A pole extending off the front of the boat; used to attach the tack of a sail to a point forward of the bow.
||When a boat becomes overpowered sailing down wind and turns inadvertently abeam to the wind; usually happens with spinnaker up resulting in excessive heel (aka Knockdown)
||A wall separating the boats cabins; a structural wall inside a boat.
||A device for securing a line; two opposing cams lock the line into place as the line is loaded up.
||A boat with two separate hulls attached together with a rigid deck or crossbeams.
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