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bark3 a sailing ship with between three and five masts, all but one of which are square-rigged.
becalm to make (a sailing vessel) motionless from lack of wind.
boating an act, instance, or process of using a boat for pleasure, as in rowing, canoeing, or sailing. [1/2 definitions]
bowline a rope used to keep the weather edge of a square sail pulled forward and the sail as flat as possible when sailing close-hauled. [1/2 definitions]
bowsprit a large pole projecting forward from the bow of some sailing vessels.
brig a two-masted sailing vessel with square-rigged sails. [1/2 definitions]
brigantine a two-masted sailing vessel with square-rigged sails on the front mast and a fore-and-aft mainsail.
ca´que a small single-masted sailing vessel used in the eastern Mediterranean. [1/2 definitions]
caravel a small, light, fast sailing ship used by the Spanish and Portuguese in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with two or three masts and triangular sails.
circumnavigate to go entirely around, esp. by sailing.
clipper a fast type of sailing ship, built in the nineteenth century. [1/3 definitions]
close-hauled with the sails trimmed very flat for sailing as close as possible to the wind.
corvette an obsolete sailing vessel that was smaller than a frigate and usu. armed with one row of guns. [1/2 definitions]
cutter a sailing vessel with one mast. [1/4 definitions]
deadeye one of a pair of hardwood disks with holes and concave rims through and around which certain rigging ropes are passed, used esp. to tighten the stays and shrouds of sailing vessels. [1/2 definitions]
frigate a fast, medium-sized, armed sailing vessel used in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. [1/2 definitions]
galleon a large three-masted sailing ship used esp. by the Spaniards in the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries.
gear the ropes, blocks, and the like that constitute a sailing ship's rigging. [1/8 definitions]
hang glider a large kitelike apparatus used for sailing in the air, usu. with a harness and handle for one person.
hermaphrodite brig a sailing ship with a foremast that has square sails and a mainmast that has sails parallel to the keel.
jib1 any of various triangular sails, usu. in the foresection of a sailing vessel. [1/2 definitions]