[meaning]

Category:Sea Words

Liquid flows through into the valve and flows out through one of two tubes which is selected by changing the angle of a lever.

Category:Sea Words

A pleasure vessel, a pleasure boat; in American usage the idea of size and luxury is conveyed, either sail or power.

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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.

Category:Meteorology

(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.

Category:Sea Words

YAR

York Antwerp Rules

Category:Abbreviations

Yar

Fit and beautiful (describing a boat)

Category:Sea Words

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 ...

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A long piece of timber, tapering slightly toward the ends, and hung by the centre to a mast, to spread the square sails upon.

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A classification, storage or switching area.

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The extremities of a yard.

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The situation of two vessels, lying alongside one another, so near that their yard-arms cross or touch.

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That part of yard that lies between the lift and the outboard end of the yard.

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(See ROPE-YARN.)

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A tall tale sea story

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Yaw

The rotation of a horizontal axis wind turbine around its tower or vertical axis.

Category:Energy Terms

YAW

The motion of a vessel when she goes off from her course.

Category:Sea Words

Yaw

Swinging off course, usually in heavy seas. The bow moves toward one side or the other of the intended course.

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Yaw

To steer wildly or out of line of course.

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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.

Category:Sea Words

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