Product standards for lumber manufactured in the United States are developed under the jurisdiction of the U. They are opposed to the head-sails, which include all spread on the fore-mast and bowsprit Against the Sun - Anti-clockwise circular motion. Originally the word was used to refer to a rush of wind which would help a vessel's forward movement. This difference is the result of differences in temperature and humidity. Then, the oxygen-depleted, and carbon dioxide-rich, air is exhaled out by the same route, but in the opposite direction. Fairness is checked by sighting down the longitudinal lines. A vertical support that hold oarlocks when the rower is standing up.
The expression originates from the zig-zag or tacking action when sailing into the wind. Cleat: A metal or plastic fitting used to securely attach a line. Generally less efficient for top performance, but does have less windage aloft when sail is reduced. In other words it is where the inside of the planking meets the backbone of the boat, keel, stems etc. Stern The back of the boat, bow at the front stern at the back.
Binnacle - the post on which the ship's compass is mounted or the box the compass is kept in Bireme - an early Roman galley propelled by two banks of oars Bite - to hold fast to the ground bottom ; said of the anchor Bitt or Bitts - a strong vertical post or pair of posts fixed on or through the deck aboard ship for making mooring lines and towlines fast See illustration at on this page Bitter End - the end of a line that is secured. Footloose and fancy-free have come to mean someone acting without commitment. Uses strips of plywood or solid wood veneers laid over the hull in layers of opposite diagonals, glued together, most often with epoxy. Now the term is used to describe any act of immoderate indulgence of for example alcohol. To Fair To smooth out.
Smith - 1629 Box the Compass - To state all 32 points of the compass, starting at north, proceeding clockwise. However, this is not used as commonly as it once was. The word originated in the 1500's, and was used to refer to below average swordsman. This represents the end of the stem, or the last station from the transom. It can be as simple as a thwart with a hole or can be an elaborate support. The procedure is a result of international agreements, with the intent to keep infectious diseases from spreading to otherwise healthy areas from the crew of visiting ships. Maximize window at to see more detail.
Spanish batel, Italian battello, Medieval Latin batellus likewise probably are from Germanic. Today the term is used to describe someone as being in low spirits, stagnated or depressed. Antarctica is nearly twice the size of Australia, and about 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages at least 1 mile 1. Usually made up of one single and one double block. .
Read on, to find out. Double Ended Is said of a boat that is pointy at both ends such as a canoe or a peapod. This is the breeding season of the halcyon. On some lug rigged sails, the yard can be switched to the other side, but other rigs cannot. Batten Seam In a batten seam the planks or plywood pieces are fastened by gluing or screwing to longitudinal battens, which are usually inside the hull. The inwale faces the inside of the boat, the outwale faces the outside. Is that a forward stateroom, or is it aft? Single leeboards are used as a way of converting a non-sailing boat to sail without the necessity of cutting holes in the hull or installing permanent outside keels.
A low Cp results from a ship that has a fine sharp bow while a large Cp results from a hull shape that is wider and blunter. The boom break helps avoid this. Rove A small metal plate or washer for a rivet to pass through and be clenched over. Such an arrangement also enables the vessel to stand upright on firm sand or mud at dry moorings without the need for detachable legs, and is simpler than retractable fin keels while giving the hull greater protection. See how easy it is!!! A sprit rig allows more sail area on a short mast. Sawn frames are assembled from separate pieces, either lapped or gusseted together to form the station contour. Also called a stern drive.
The ship's crew avoided the illness by eating citrus fuits. Bent frames are bent around a form or into a hull using one or more layers of solid wood. I was going to suggest wayside but have realised the word you may be looking for is Quay or quayside. The other will have 4 lines running through its sheaves including the part of the line being pulled or hauled , with a 5th line attached to a secure point on the block. Bottom Paint - specialized paint containing ingredients like copper and lead that are toxic to marine crustaceans and algea, applied to the bottom of boats to inhibit growth of marine life that can substantially reduce the speed and range of the vessel.