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Hull

shell or body of the boat

deck

flat upper lid covering parts of hull

bow

front of boat

cockpit

recess in the hull where sailors sit

stern

back of boat

transom

part of hull extending across stern

mast

vertical spar that holds sails up

forestay

mast support wire leading to bow

shrouds

mast support wires leading to hull sides

turnbuckle

shroud tension adjustor

clevis pin

removable link between turnbuckle and hull

cotter pin

locks clevis pin in place

shackle

u shaped metal link closed with clevis pin

boom

horizontal spar at bottom of mainsail

main sail

large sail set behind mast

jib

small sail set behind mast

jib

small set set ahead of mast

mainsheet

controls angle between mainsail and boat

jib sheet

controls angle between jib and boat

rudder

steering blade mounted on transom

gudgeons/ pintles

mating parts of rudder hinges

tiller

handle attached to top of rudder

tiller extension

secondary hangle on tieller

blocks

sea going pulleys

fairleads

prevents lines from getting tangled

cleats

grip and hold lines

centerboard trunk

houses centerboard

thwart

supports top of cb trunk and provides seat

centerboard - daggerboard

blade that projects into water to stop side slipping

daggerboard

vertical lifting

centerboard

swings back and up

horn cleat



tube cleat

tube cleat

tube cleat

cam cleat

catamarans

double hull

cat rigged

single sail


optimists, laser, sabot, sunfish

keel boat

larger than dinghies, equipped with heavy underwater fin - keel

painter

bowline

clew

lower rear corner

head

top part of sail

luff (sail)

side closest to mast

foot (sail)

side closest to beam

Tack (sail)

Angle between beam and mast

Leech

unattached side of sail

Gooseneck

attach the beam to it

Sheeve

top part of mast

Shackle

connects headboard

headboard

top part of mainsail

hanks

connects jib to forestay

bailer

plastic cup

heading up

push tiller toward mainsail, go into wind

bearing off, heading down

psuh tiller away from mainsail, go away from wind

what to do when mainsail leech fluttering?

bear off

ticklers

short piece of yarn

windward tickler flutter

head down

leeward ticker flutter

head up


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