badgeman, bar, bark, bare poles, barque, barricade, beam, beam on, beating,  bight, bowline, bring up, broach to, bulkhead, bumkin, burma way, etc...

Dan Buoy

A spar buoy with a flag, used to mark area of water.


a short boom or beam of timber projecting from each bow of a ship, to extend the clew or lower edge of the foresail to windward.


'Wall' of a ship. One of the upright partitions dividing a ship into compartments and serving to add structural rigidity and to prevent the spread of leakage or fire.

Broach to

is when, by the violence of the wind, or a heavy sea upon the quarter, the ship is forced up to windward of her course or proper direction in defiance of the helm.


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