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  • 21Mast (sailing) — Sails on a small ship as seen from below The mast of a sailing vessel is a tall, vertical, or near vertical, spar, or arrangement of spars, which supports the sails. Large ships have several masts, with the size and configuration depending on the …

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  • 22Hoofer Sailing Club — was founded in 1939 and is part of the Hoofer outdoor adventure clubs of the University of Wisconsin Madison at Madison, Wisconsin, United States. The sailing club originated as an all volunteer club whose members maintained boats and taught each …

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  • 23Formula 16 (sailing) — The Formula 16 (F16) sport catamaran is a 5 m long beach catamaran with an asymmetric spinnaker setup.It is actively sailed in two modes: doublehanded with a jib ( 2 up ), and singlehanded without a jib ( 1 up ).Its class rules setup is very… …

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  • 24Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen — Active 16 April 1987 Country United States Branch …

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  • 25Royal Naval Sailing Association — The Royal Naval Sailing Association (RNSA) is the governing body of navy sailing and cruises throughout the British Royal Navy. The RNSA is also the advisor to the Navy Board on sailing matters and administer of the Bosun dinghy as a one design… …

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  • 26Pleasure Craft Operator Card — The Competency of Operators of Pleasure Craft Regulations which fall within the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 require operators of pleasure craft in Canada, fitted with a motor and used for recreational purposes, to have proof of competency on board… …

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  • 27Small-craft Sailing — Developed by kayak enthusiasts, small craft sails enhance the paddling experience for all paddling enthusiasts, whether your craft is a kayak, canoe, hybrid, sit on top or dinghy.Small craft sails such as the WindPaddle either augment the effort… …

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  • 28water craft — n. collective term for vessels and boats; art of sailing, art of boating …

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  • 29Shannon-One-Design — Sailing has flourished on the River Shannon, and especially on Loughs Ree and Derg, for hundreds of years. Initially a means of transport, it gradually became a social event. In the eighteenth century, travel by water was the safest and most… …

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  • 30East Indiaman — ▪ sailing craft       large sailing vessel of the type built from the 16th to the 19th century for the trade between Europe and southern Asia. The first were Portuguese and Dutch; English Indiamen appeared late in the 16th century and eventually… …

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  • 31Denys Rayner — in 1943 Denys Arthur Rayner DSC Bar, VRD, RNVR (9 February 1908 4 January 1967) fought throughout the Battle of the Atlantic. After intensive war service at sea, Rayner became a writer, a farmer, and a successful designer and builder of small… …

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  • 32yacht — yachty, adj. /yot/, n. 1. a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes. v.i. 2. to sail, voyage, or race in a yacht. [1550 60; < early D jaght, short for jaghtschip hunting ship, equiv. to D jacht hunt (deriv. of&#8230; …

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  • 33Model yachting — This article is concerned with model vessels that are operated, either though programatic means or by remote control. For models intended for static display see ship model San Francisco Model Yacht Club X class (1000 square inches, few other&#8230; …

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  • 34Sailboat design and manufacturing — this article attempts to give an overview of the design and manufacturing of sailboat and the evolution of this industry . Details should be found and contributed through linked articlesEarly sailing vesselsEgyptian, Phoenician, Greek, and Roman&#8230; …

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  • 35Windsurfing — A windsurfer tilts the rig and carves the board to perform a planing jibe (downwind turn) close to shore at Maui, Hawaii …

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  • 36River Thames — Thames redirects here. For other uses, see Thames (disambiguation). Coordinates: 51°29′56″N 0°36′31″E / 51.4989°N 0.6087°E / 5 …

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  • 37Scow — A scow, in the original sense, is a flat bottomed boat with a blunt bow, often used to haul garbage or similar bulk freight; cf. barge. The etymology of the word is from Dutch schouwe , meaning such a boat.ailing ScowsSailing scows have&#8230; …

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  • 38Junk Rig — The Junk rig, also known as the Chinese lugsail and Sampan rig, is a type of sail rig in which rigid members, called battens, span the full width of the sail and extend the sail forward of the mast. [Hasler MacLeod, Practical Junk Rig , Tiller&#8230; …

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  • 39Joshua Slocum — Infobox Person name = Joshua Slocum image size = 130px caption = Joshua Slocum birth name = 1844 02 20 birth date = birth place = Mount Hanley death date = death date and age|1909|11|14|1844|02|20 death place = death cause = Died at sea (unknown) …

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  • 40Proa — A proa or prau is a type of multihull sailing vessel. While the word proa just means boat in its native language, the term proa in Western languages has come to describe a vessel consisting of two (usually) unequal length parallel hulls, sailed&#8230; …

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