Level 4 Level 6
Level 5

Rear Admiral


7 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
Chain Plate
Metal fitting bolted to the side of a boat to hold the ends of stays and shrouds.
Cleat
Fitting to which a line is secured, without knotting.
Clew
Aft bottom corner of a sail, where the foot and leech meet.
Close-hauled
Sailing close to the wind with sails pulled in.
Close Reach
The point of sailing between close-hauled and a beam reach, when the wind blows forward of the beam.
Come About
To change course so as to be sailing at the same angle but with the wind on the other side.
Course
The direction in which a vessel is steered, usually given in degrees.