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Liquid flows through into the valve and flows out through one of two tubes which is selected by changing the angle of a lever.
A pleasure vessel, a pleasure boat; in American usage the idea of size and luxury is conveyed, either sail or power.
A type of directional antenna used on some types of radar and radio equipment consisting of an array of elemental, single- wire dipole antennas and reflectors.
(1) A fore-sail flying above and forward of the jib, usually seen on bowsprit vessels. (2) A foresail used on yachts similar to a genoa, but cut narrower, with its leech not overlapping the mainsail, and a higher clew.
York Antwerp Rules
Fit and beautiful (describing a boat)
A spar from which a square sail is hung. A long spar, tapered at the ends, attached at its middle to a mast and running athwartships at right angles to the mast; used to support the top of a square sail. The yard can pivot (be braced) around the mast. At
A long piece of timber, tapering slightly toward the ends, and hung by the centre to a mast, to spread the square sails upon.
A classification, storage or switching area.
The extremities of a yard.
The situation of two vessels, lying alongside one another, so near that their yard-arms cross or touch.
That part of yard that lies between the lift and the outboard end of the yard.
A tall tale sea story
The rotation of a horizontal axis wind turbine around its tower or vertical axis.
The motion of a vessel when she goes off from her course.
Swinging off course, usually in heavy seas. The bow moves toward one side or the other of the intended course.
To steer wildly or out of line of course.
A two masted sailboat with the shorter mizzen mast placed aft of the rudder post. A ketch is similar, but the mizzen mast is forward of the rudder post.