Rear half of the vessel
The area in the middle of the vessel
A forging or casting shaped to grip the bottom by means of a rope or chain.
A vessel's width at the midsection.
The lowest internal part of the boats hull.
the front part of a boat
Green or black in colorCan shapedOdd numberedMarks the left side of a channel when returning from sea
plate on the inside of the vessel that displays maximum weight capacity and horsepower rating
to turn bottom side up, upsetsyn: upend, tip over
A piece of wood or metal with projecting ends to which lines are made fast.
To change course, or tack, in a sailboat.
The movement of water in a horizontal direction.
Any permanent covering over a compartment.
The type of hull that plows through the water.
The depth of the vessel below the water line, measured vertically to the lowest part of the hull.
The vertical distance measured on a boat's side from the waterline to the gunwale.
The vessel that is required to take early and substantial action to keep well away from other vessels by stopping, slowing down or changing course
the upper edge of the side of a boat or ship
the wheel or tiller by which a boat is steered
Body of a boat
A physical condition where the body loses heat faster than it can produce it.
The permanently positioned, fore-and-aft backbone member of a boat's hull.
A permanently anchored device a boat can tie out to.
A Conical, red buoy bearing an even number and marking the starboard side of a channel from seaward.Remember - "red, right, returning
personal flotation device (life jacket)
Type of hull that is shaped to lift out of the water at high speeds and ride on the surface.
the left side of the boat when facing the bow
Stand on vesselMaintains course and speed
The right side of the boat when facing the bow.
The aft or back of the boat.
The alternate rise and fall of waters caused by the gravitational attraction of the sun and moon.
The transverse planking which forms the back of small, square-ended boats.
To arrange or adjust the weight of the boat to achieve the desired draft
A vessel in motion.
Every kind of watercraft.
Moving waves created by a vessel's motion.
Area at the rear of the boat where the motor may be located.