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Listed below are sailing terms used in this course.  Click on the words below to display the definitions
   
aft
bear away
bilge
block
boom

boom vang
bow
bow line
broad reach
capsize
centerboard
cleat
close hauled
close reach
cockpit
course to make good
course to steer
coming about
daggerboard
drain plug
fall off
foot
forward
foul
gooseneck
harden up
head up
heading
halyard
hull
jib
jibe
keelboat
lazy sheet
leeward
line
luff
luffing
mainsail
main sheet
mast
painter
point-of-sail
port
rigging

round up
rudder
run
running lights
running rigging

scupper
sheet
shrouds
spar
standing rigging
starboard
stays
stern

tack
traveler
trunk
thwart

tiller
trim
turtling
winch
wing and wing
working sheet
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