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Yacht

Referring to any vessel used for private, non-commercial purposes.

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cable

Boat; Yacht

A large rope; May be wire rope or composite-fiber rope. Typically used in the falls rigged in a davit or crane system.

bulwark

Boat; Yacht

The extension of the ship's side above the level of the weather deck.

bulkhead

Boat; Yacht

An upright wall within the hull of a ship. Particularly a load bearing wall.

broaching-to

Boat; Yacht

A sudden movement in navigation, when the ship, while scudding before the wind, accidentally turns her leeward side to windward, also use to describe the point when water starts to come over the ...

bridge

Boat; Yacht

A structure above the weather deck, extending the full width of the vessel, which houses a command centre, itself called by association, the bridge.

boom

Boat; Yacht

1. The horizontal member in a sailing vessel's rigging that supports the foot of the sail. 2. A section of a davit or crane that positions the pick-point; articulates under load, potentially ...

bollard

Boat; Yacht

From “bol” or “bole”, the round trunk of a tree. A substantial vertical pillar to which lines may be made fast. Generally on the quayside rather than the ship.

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