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General sailing

Terms used to sail, navigate, and maintain a sail boat.

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bar harbour

Sailing; General sailing

A harbour that has a bank or bar of sand or gravel at its month, so that it can only be entered at certain hours of the tide.

jolly boat

Sailing; General sailing

A yacht's boat larger than a dinghy, and not so large as a cutter. Used by a merchant ship much the same as a dinghy by a yacht.

areas of circles

Sailing; General sailing

The area of a circle is found by multiplying the square of the diameter by the fraction 0.7854.

gualia

Sailing; General sailing

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