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shrouds

Boat; General boating

Standing rigging running from a mast to the sides of a ships.

avast

Boat; General boating

Stop! Cease or desist from whatever is being done.

upper-yardmen

Boat; General boating

Specially selected personnel destined for high office.

absentee pennant

Boat; General boating

Special pennant flown to indicate absence of commanding officer, admiral, his chief of staff, or officer whose flag is flying (division, squadron, or flotilla commander).

lazarette

Boat; General boating

Small stowage locker at the aft end of a boat.

awash

Boat; General boating

So low in the water that the water is constantly washing across the surface.

reef points

Boat; General boating

Small lengths of cord attached to a sail, used to secure the excess fabric after reefing.

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