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The art of controlling and steering a boat with large foils called sails.

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Sailing; Ship parts

The front section of a ship or boat.


Sailing; Ship parts

A projection similar to a keel at the stern of a vessel that offers protection to the rudder and propeller in the event of the vessel going aground in reverse.  

masthead light

Sailing; Ship parts

A white light positioned over the fore and aft centreline of the vessel.


Sailing; Ship parts

Line used to hoist a spar or sail.En français: drisse.