Yachting and Boating Glossary of Terms - Sailing and Boating terms so you know what you are AWEIGH - An anchor that is off the bottom. B.
This is a partial glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, while many date from the 17th . Anchor's aweigh: Said of an anchor when just clear of the bottom ; Andrew: Traditional lower-deck slang term for the Royal Navy; Answer: The.
Definitions of nautical terms and parts of ships. bream, to clean a ship's bottom by burning off seaweed. bulwark, the side of a ship above the deck. bumpkin.
The nautical bottom is defined by PIANC (International Navigation Association) as the level where the physical characteristics reach a critical limit beyond which .
Bilge - The compartment at the bottom of the hull of a ship or boat where water collects and must be pumped out of the vessel. Bitter End - The last part or loose .