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Boating  Sound  South
04/21/2014

SOUNDING: A measurement of the depth of water.
SPINNAKER: A very large lightweight sail used when running or on a broad reach.
SPINNAKER POLE: Sometimes called a spinnaker boom.


sounding
Charted water depth.
spar
Masts, booms, gaffs and poles used in sailboat rigging.

Sounding - A measurement of the depth of water.
Spar - A pole or a beam.
Splashboard - A raised portion of the hull forward of the cockpit intended to prevent water entering.

Sounding
The depth of the water as marked on a chart.
Spar
A pole used as part of the sailboat rigging, such as masts and booms.

Soundings- Depths as they appear on charts.
Spanker- A gaff-headed sail attached to the mizzenmast.
Spinnaker- A large, light triangular sail used in light airs.

soundings - Measurements of water depths shown on a chart.
spales or spauls - Cross shores used to keep the frame of a vessel in position whilst building.

Soundings: Water depths.
Spar: A spar can refer to any of the following: mast, boom or a pole.
Spinnaker: A large balloon-like foresail used for sailing downwind (running or broad reach).

Sounding - Measuring the depth of the water, traditionally done by swinging the lead, now commonly by echo sounding.

sounding
Charted water depth.
sportfish
A type of bluewater fishing boat with at least two sleeping cabins and many dedicated fish-fighting features.

Sounding - A measurement of the depth of water.
Speed Log - An instrument for measuring vessel speed through water and/or speed over ground.

In Soundings:
A vessel is in soundings when she is in sufficiently shallow water for soundings to be made and used as an aid in the vessel's navigation.

SOUNDING - A measurement of the depth of water.
SPRING LINE - A pivot line used in docking, undocking, or to prevent the boat from moving forward or astern while made fast to a dock.
SQUALL - A sudden, violent wind often accompanied by rain.

SOUNDING - A measurement of the depth of water.
SPLICE - To permanently join two ropes by tucking their strands alternately over and under each other.

SOUNDING LINE or lead : An instrument for measuring the depth of the water, a line with a lead weight on the end and marked in fathoms.

Sounding - A measurement of the depth of water.
Spar - A long, round stick of steel or wood, often tapered at one or both ends, and usually a part of a ship's masts or rigging.

Sounding - A measurement of the depth of water.
Spar - a pole or a beam.
Spar Poles - most often of wood, aluminum or carbon fiber, used as supports, such as the mast, boom, or spinnaker pole.

Soundings - The depth of the water based on the average of the lowest tides
Spar - A type of buoy
Splash Well - The pan area just in front of the transom on outboard boats that helps keep back-wash from entering the cockpit area ...

SOUNDINGS The measurement of the depth of the water as marked on charts.
SPAR A pole.
SPILING A method of joining planking longitudinally.

Sounding: A measurement of the depth of water.
South Sea (Mar del Sur): In general, the Southern Pacific Ocean. More specifically that area of the pacific ocean first discovered afte explorers crossed the Isthmus of Panama.

Length of sounding cable versus depth
The boat is estimated to have sunk in approximately 50 feet of water. If that is the case the length of sounding cable likely exceeded this depth.

Continuous sounding with any fog-signaling apparatus. Gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute.
Code Flag
Dye Marker ...

To strike soundings
To touch ground with the lead, when endeavouring to find the depth of water.
Strops ...

On soundings: Said of a vessel when the depth of water can be measured by the lead (within the 100 fathom curve).
Ordinary seaman: The beginning grade for members of the deck department. The next step is able bodied seaman.

Sounding
A measurement of the depth of water.
Spars
The mast, booms and any other poles used to support the rigging of a sailboat are called spars. They are usually made of aluminum or wood.

Sounding A measurement of the depth of water.
Spar The term for a mast, boom or gaff.
Spar Poles most often of wood, aluminum or carbon fiber, used as supports, such as the mast, boom, or spinnaker pole.

SOUNDING PIPE A vertical pipe in an oil or water tank, used to guide a sounding device when measuring the depth of liquid in the tank. Also called a Sounding Tube.

A boom yang, for example, may "lead to the cockpit" when pronounced "leed," the direction of a line; when pronounced "led," the weight at the end of a line used for taking soundings.

(b) a continuous sounding with any fog-signalling apparatus;
(c) rockets or shells, throwing red stars fired one at a time at short intervals;
(d) a signal made by radiotelegraphy or by any other signalling method consisting of the group . . . - - - .

Used chiefly in measuring cables, cordage, and the depth of navigable water by soundings. (one fathom is 6 feet)
Foot - The lower edge of a sail
Forward - Toward the bow or front of the boat ...

In sounding when the boat is in motion, swing the lead round and heave it as far forward as you can.

Then, try to determine your location using all methods you can, including depth soundings (with a spinnaker pole or a lead line off the bow, stern or both.) Look at the state of the current wind or waves. How will they affect your recovery?

(e)(i) In a narrow channel or fairway when overtaking, the power-driven vessel intending to overtake another power-driven vessel shall indicate her intention by sounding the appropriate signal prescribed in Rule 34(c) and take steps to permit safe ...

Read the General Information Block
Learn Lines of Latitude and Longitude
Become Familiar with Soundings and Fathom Curves
Locate the Compass Rose(s)
Locate the Distance Scales
Other Helpful Tips
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Left. The term "Port" was used for helm commands to eliminate confusion with the similar-sounding "starboard". Eventually, the term "larboard" was completely eliminated.
LASH Vessel
Lazarette ...

A line marked off in fathoms and weighted at one end with a lead, used for measuring water depths-also called a sounding line.

Lee: ...

Operators of unpowered boats (canoes, kayaks, rowboats, paddleboards) are required to carry a device capable of sounding a prolonged blast for 4-6 seconds that can be heard by another boat operator in time to avoid a collision.

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By the time you're heading into port at Montevideo, you'll be looking at scales of 1:10,000 or even smaller-close enough to give you soundings demonstrating the best approach to the channel into the harbor, and even showing the docks in easy detail.

SOUNDING - A measurement of the depth of water.
SPAR - A general term for masts, yards, booms, gaffs, etc.
SPRING LINE - A pivot line used in docking, undocking, or to prevent the boat from moving forward or astern while made fast to a dock.

SOUNDING: A measurement of the depth of water.
STARBOARD: The right side of a boat when looking forward.
STEM: The forward most part of the bow.
STERN: The after part of the boat.

sounding -- diving
spreaders -- small spars between the mast and shrouds
spring line -- a line tied between two opposing forces that has a neutralizing effect on the force vectors, such as those creating by surge.

See also: See also: Sound, Boat, Point, Hull, High

Boating  Sound  South
04/21/2014

 
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