LOA - Length Over All (See also: Length)
Prepare your boat on a trailer for a severe storm ...
The total lenth of a vessel´s Hull measured from the furthest point Forward the the aftermost part - not including spars that protrude (eg: Bowsprit) ...
Length overall; the distance between the most forward part of the boat and the most aft part.
A stowage compartment, whether equipped with a lock or not.
Refers to Length Overall, the measurement from the leading edge of the bow to the end of the stern or any overhang
LOA - See definition of "length overall."
load waterline - The vessel's expected waterline when it is fully equipped and loaded with gear. See also "waterline."
locker - A closet; A storage place or container.
~ Length overall. The overall length of a vessel from the foremost to the aftermost part
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas, or a carrier of LPG.
Length overall. The total length of a boat including bowsprits or other items projecting from the bow or the stern of the boat.
~ (Length Overall) & LWL (Waterline Length)
Detailed hull dimensions
Length overall, often abbreviated as (~, o/a, o.a. or oa) refers to the maximum length of a vessel from the two points on the hull measured perpendicular to the waterline.
~ The total length of a boat including any projecting such as bowsprits and bumpkins.
LOCKER An enclosed storage place on a boat.
LOFTING See Lofting ...
Length Overall (LOA) - Centerline length of hull including molded in pulpits and platforms
Log - A device that gives a direct readout of miles run. Distance measuring device
Longitude - Lines that meet at the North and South poles - Meridians of Longitude ...
Length overall (LOA) - total length of a boat
Length (waterline) (LWL) - length of boat at the waterline.
Longitude - The distance in degrees east or west of the meridian at Greenwich ...
Length overall, LOA: The length of a vessel.
Let go and haul: An order indicating that the ship is now on the desired course relative to the wind and that the sails should be trimmed ('hauled') to suit.
length over all (LOA)
Length of a boat at the longest measurement.
lie to ...
Length overall , LOA - the total length of a boat.
Lifebelt , lifejacket, life preserver or Mae West - A device such as a buoyant ring or inflatable jacket which keeps a person afloat in the water.
Length Overall (LOA): The extreme length of the ship.
Length on Waterline (LWL): This is the length at the waterline in the ship's design loaded condition.
Freeboard (F): Distance between the waterline and the uppermost watertight deck.
Sheer: The rise of a deck - usually toward bow and stern.
The total length of the boat, including any object protruding from the bow or the stern. Also known as LOA.
In the water outside of the vessel.
No legal requirements In the UK there are no legal requirements for lifejackets on purely pleasure craft of less than 13.7m (42ft 10in) LOA. The Maritime Coast Guard Agency distributes free advice.
Length Over All - a straight line measurement of the maximum length of a vessel from the two points on the hull (does not include the bowsprit) most distant from each other. Abbreviated "LOA","oa", "o/a", or "o.a.".
Lesser Ebb - the weaker of the two ebb currents occurring in a tidal day ...
See also: What is the meaning of Boat, Point, Board, Shore, Right?