Boat Terminology



The area of the sea at right angles to the boat.



When the boat is alongside the quay or dock.




The area behind the boat.



The centre of the boat. Between Fore and Aft, and Port and Starboard.



A place to sleep on a boat. Or a place for the boat to tie up to alongside the quay or dock.


Get underway

Taking the ship to sea. The voyage has started.

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