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basic sailing slideshow

basic sailing slideshow

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Ross Uni Sailing Club presentation on Sailing Basics. It's pretty thorough. Good quick refresher and easy.
Ross Uni Sailing Club presentation on Sailing Basics. It's pretty thorough. Good quick refresher and easy.

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We Will Learn Many New Terms in this Session

\u2022 Bow, stern, port, starboard, aft, fore
\u2022 Mast, boom, main, jib, centerboard, rudder, tiller
\u2022 Tack*, head, clew
\u2022 Luff*, leech, foot

\u2022 Halyard, sheet
\u2022 Upwind, downwind, reaching
\u2022 Tacking*
*Many sailing terms have multiple meanings. In this session, we learn two
meanings for the term tack, and two meanings for the term luff
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A Boat Has Four Sides and Two Relative Directions
Port
Starboard
Bow
Stern
Fore
Aft
(Top View)

Port and starboard denote
the sides of the boat withthe
bow forward. If looking at a
boat coming towards you,
the side that appears on
your right is the other boat's
port side.

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