To change a boat's direction, bringing the bow through the eye of the wind.
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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The after rail at the stern of a ship. Also called a Pushpit
A propeller drawn through the water that operates a meter on the boat registering the speed and distance sailed
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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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.
The end of a line.
Rear of a container or trailer-opposite the front or nose.
An order given to take hold of a rope and pull.
The after section of the propeller shaft.
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.
To pass a turn around a belaying pin or cleat.
To remove a sail.
To lower and furl the sails.
Loaded with more cargo than a ship can safely navigate with. Drunk.
Total Allowable Level of Foreign Fishing
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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