To change a boat's direction, bringing the bow through the eye of the wind.

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A purchase where two or more blocks are used to increase mechanical advantage, or the power exerted on a line. (pronounced "taykle").

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An electrode when polarized frequently yields a current potential relationship over a region which can be approximated by:h=

The after rail at the stern of a ship. Also called a Pushpit

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A propeller drawn through the water that operates a meter on the boat registering the speed and distance sailed

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The log mounted on the taffrail and consisting of a rotator, a log line and recording device (to measure distance run through the water).

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There after

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TAG

Technical Advisory Group

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A rope spliced into the end of a block and used for making it fast to rigging or spars. Such a block is called a tail-block.

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The end of a line.

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Rear of a container or trailer-opposite the front or nose.

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An order given to take hold of a rope and pull.

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The after section of the propeller shaft.

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A wind blowing in the same direction as the heading of a moving object. thus assisting the object's intended progress. The opposite of a head wind.

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To pass a turn around a belaying pin or cleat.

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To remove a sail.

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To lower and furl the sails.

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Loaded with more cargo than a ship can safely navigate with. Drunk.

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Total Allowable Level of Foreign Fishing

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A float with a flag at the top of a pole. Used to mark a position such as for a mooring, a race or a man overboard.

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