Stern To Manifold (Distance)
Subsidies and Countervailing Measures.
The ratio of the length of an anchor line, from a vessel's bow to the anchor, to the depth of the water.
A boat with a flat bottom and square ends.
Is a positive displacement rotary compressor.
The cutting of a grid pattern of grooves in a semiconductor material, generally for the purpose of making interconnections.
A sailor's carving or etching on bones, teeth, tusks or shells.
Croatian Register of Shipping (Class Society)
Self Contained underwater Breathing Apparatus - see Aqualung.
Ragged low clouds, usually stratus fractus. Most often applied when such clouds are moving rapidly beneath a layer of nimbostratus.
To drive before a gale, with no sail, or only enough to keep the vessel ahead of the sea. Also, low, thin clouds that fly swiftly before the wind.
To run before a gale with reduced sail or bare poles. This could be dangerous, with the possibility of being pooped.
A short oar. To scull, is to impel a boat by one oar at the stern.
Moving the rudder, or a single oar over the stern, back and forth in an attempt to move the boat forward
An opening in a deck, cockpit, toe-rail or gunwale to allow water to run off the deck and drain back into the sea.
Openings in the side of a ship to carry off water from the waterways or from the drains.
A disease caused by lack of Vitamin C historically common to seaman, because of the difficulty in preserving fresh fruits and vegetables.
(1) To deliberately sink a ship. (2) A small hatch; a round window in the side or deck of a boat that may be opened to admit light and air, and closed tightly when required.
To sink a vessel by boring holes in her bottom or by opening sea valves.
The container of fresh water for drinking purpose used by the crew; formerly it consisted of a cask.
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