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Hulls are either Round-bilge or Hard-chine, the latter form resulting where the hull is built from flat sheets so that the sides meet the bottom at a dis┬Čtinct angle.

CHINE: The intersection of the bottom and sides of a flat or v-bottomed boat.
CHOCK: A fitting through which anchor or mooring lines are led. Usually U-shaped to reduce chafe.
CLEAT: A fitting to which lines are made fast. The classic cleat to which lines are belayed is approximately anvil-shaped.

Portion of the hull where the bottom and sides intersect (can be rounded or angled).
chopped fiberglass
Fiberglass strands cut and simultaneoulsy mixed with resin by and applied to a boat mold by using a chopper gun.

Chine .........................
Abrupt change in the transverse shape where a vessel's side and bottom come together
Cleat ..........................

The line where the side and bottom of a v-bottomed boat meet; in a three-point hydroplane, the inclined side of a sponson or the hull.
Clipper ...

The line of intersection between the sides and bottom of a boat, where the deck joins the hull

~ - The location where the deck joins the lhull of the boat.
chockablock - When a line is pulled as tight as is can go, as when two blocks are pulled together.
chop - Small, steep disorderly waves.

The intersection of the bottom and sides of a flat or v-bottomed boat.
Chock ...

~ - The angle between the side and bottom of a boat.
CLEAT - A fitting for securing a line. It can be wooden, metal or nylon.
CLEW -An aft corner of a triangular sail.

The location where the deck joins the hull of the boat. The angle between the side and the bottom of a boat.
chockablock ...

~se Watch: Carry on working even if your watch has ended until the job's finished as there's no-one else to take over.
Chinse: To caulk a seam lightly either as a temporary measure or because it is not strong enough for full caulking.

~ : The line formed by the intersection of side and bottom in ships having straight or slightly curved frames.
CHINSING : The inserting of oakum or cotton between the plank edges of boats to secure watertightness. Also called calking.

~ - The intersection of the bottom and sides of a flat or v-bottomed boat. A line, running along the side of the boat, where the bottom forms an angle to the side. Can also be strips of protected wood (usually), not including the keel, on the bottom of a boat running along the centerline.

~ - 1. A relatively sharp angle in a hull, as compared to the rounded bottoms of most traditional boat hulls. 2. A line formed where the side panels of a boat meet the bottom panels. Soft ~ is when the two sides join at a shallow angle, and hard ~ is when they join at a steep angle.

Hard ~
An abrupt intersection between the hull side and the hull bottom of a boat so constructed.
An opening in a boat's deck fitted with a watertight cover.
A marine toilet. Also the upper corner of a triangular sail.
Heading ...

A hull shape with flat panels that join at sharp angles.
A sliding or hinged opening in the deck, providing people with access to the cabin or space below.

~se rudders were not supported by pintle-and-gudgeon as in the Western tradition; rather, they were attached to the hull by means of wooden jaws or sockets,[29] while typically larger ones were suspended from above by a rope tackle system so that they could be raised or lowered into the water.

A line formed by the intersection of the sides and bottom of a flat or V-bottomed boat.
Chock ...

~ walk- Dangerously uncontrolled, side to side motion associated with high speed operation
Chock - A metal guide attached to the edge of the deck which is used to guide mooring or anchor lines
Claw off - Clear a Lee Shore ...

~ The angle between the bottom and sides of a flat or v-bottomed boat.
CHROMONETER An accurate clock or watch which is used for navigation.
CLEAT A horn shaped fitting to which lines can quickly be made fast.

~ - An angle in the hull. Or a line formed where the sides of a boat meet the bottom. Soft ~ is when the two sides join at a shallow angle, and hard ~ is when they join at a steep angle.
Chock - Hole or ring attached to the hull to guide a line via that point ...

A ma~ that is a combination of one or more blocks rove with a line or wire. When rove the chain, called a chain fall.
Ammunition containing chemicals that produce smoke or a brilliant light in burning; used for signaling or for illumination.

A ma~ used for lifting vessels over a shoal or bar.
Taking off an angle or edge of a timber.

The ma~ by which the ship is steered.
The nitch in a boat's side, in which the oars are used.

CAMEL. A ma~ used for lifting vessels; they are hollow cases of wood and iron, constructed in two halves, so as to embrace the keel and lay hold of the hull of a ship on both sides.
CAN HOOKS. Slings with iron hooks at each end, used for slinging casks.

~ The line of intersection of the bottom with the side of a vee or flat bottomed vessel.
Chock A fitting through which anchor or mooring lines are led.
Chop Small, steep chaotic waves.

~ The location where the deck joins the hull of the boat. Chop Small, steep disorderly waves. Cleat A fitting to which lines can be easily attached. Compass course The course as read on a compass.

Hard ~ - An abrupt intersection between the hull side and the hull bottom of a boat.
Hard Over - Turning the wheel or tiller as far as possible
Harden-up - To sail a boat closer to the wind - to steer closer to the wind, usually by pulling in on the sheets ...

~: The edge between the side of the boat and the bottom; it is called a ~ only in boats in which the angle between the two actually forms an angle
Chock: Normally round fitting in the boat to hold the anchor- or mooring rope.

hard ~A sharp-angle at the intersection of the hull's side and bottom. hard overTurning the steering wheel or tiller all the way in one direction. hard-topA large fiberglass roof or platform over the helm area. hatchA deck opening. haulingTo lift a boat from the water.

~ - A line, running along the side of the boat, where the bottom forms an angle to the side. Not found on round-bottom boats.
Chainplates - metal plates bolted to the boat which standing rigging is attached to ...

SETSCREW A ma~ screw with either a slotted or a square head used to hold a part in place. SET UP To tighten the nut on a bolt or stud; to bring the shrouds of a mast to a uniform and proper tension by adjusting the rigging screws or the lanyards through the dead eyes.

F: a ma~ known in mechanics by the name of pulley, and used for various purposes in a ship, particularly to increase the mechanical power of the ropes employed in contracting, dilating, or traversing the sails.

FAIRING The process of beveling the stem, ~, sheers, keel, and frames so that the planking will have flat surfaces to glue and fasten to. A "fair" hull is one with no dips or bumps in the longitudinal lines of the hull. Fairness is checked by sighting down the longitudinal lines.

the intersection of the middle and sides of a boat
metal casting with curved arms for passing ropes for mooring ship
corner of sail with hole to attach ropes
raised edge around ship's hatches to keep water out
official shipping seal; customs clearance form ...

Capstan: - the drum-like part of the windlass, which is a ma~ used for winding in rope, cables or chain connected to an anchor cargo.
Capsize -To turn over.
Captain- The person who is in charge of a vessel and legally responsible for it and its occupants.

ANTI-TRIP ~- A flared out aft section of the side/bottom of the boat. The purpose is to prevent the hard ~ of the boat catching a wake or small wave on a sharp turn.
Anemometer- A device that measures wind velocity.
Apeak: Said of anchor when cable is taut and vertical.

Princess Taiping - ~se Junk Sailboat
Honolulu, Hawaii - The ~se junk sailboat Princess TaiPing was built to replicate traditional ~se ocean-going vessels, as well as their sailing voyages.

deadrise: the angle at which the bottom rises from where it joins the keep to the turn of the bilge, or ~. deck plate: small fitting set flush with the deck, forming the upper extremity of a piping system. deviation: compass error produced by magnetic disturbances aboard ship.

Red over Green Sailing ma~
(or "sailing is keen"). Note that this is the less-used of the two sailboat lighting combinations. Most sailboats identify themselves by the lackof a white masthead light visible to 22.5 degrees abaft the beam.

The Type 094 (NATO reporting name: Jin-class) is a class of nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine developed by the ~se People's Liberation Army's Navy and capable of carrying 12 of the more modern JL-2s missiles with a range of approximately 4,300 nautical miles.

The stationary hand-powered pulling ma~ mounted forward on the trailer having a drum around which is wound the winch line attached to the boat.
The flat, vertical hull section that extends across the stern.

Old line used to make wads, etc. Also a sailing vessel of ~se design.
Jury mast/rig
A temporary mast and rigging used to restore a vessels sailing ability following storm or battle damage.

The limit of the distance traveled by a piston or any moving ma~ part.
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It is particularly interesting when you realize that two of the earliest fore-and-aft rigs, the lateen sail of the Middle East (Egyptian feluccas and Arabian dhows) and the ~se junk, have remained largely unchanged over the centuries and are still in use in the areas where they began.

The RM890 is a very interesting Marc Lombard design built by RM Yachts of France. One of the most interesting features of this boat is that it is built with plywood and epoxy using a multi~ hull f
Taylor 49c
Cruiser-racer ...

If you are fortunate enough to have more advanced (computer-enhanced) radar equipment, your job will be easier; just keep in mind that all aids have their limitations. Do not assume a ma~ will do your job for you.

Modern boats with a flat bottom have the bottom plate extended beyond the sides by up to one inch (25 mm) to form a so-called wearing ~. This construction also allows a better external weld between the side and bottom plates.

In my judgement the fin is admirably adapted as an adjunct to a racing ma~, but for cruising craft I like it not. Brand me for an old fogy, if you will; half a century behind the times, if it so pleases you, shipmates, but give me credit for sincerity.

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Boat, Sail, Bottom, Top, Vessel?

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