Salty word of the day

Although Tig and I know the basic terms “head”, “galley”, “lines”, “port” and “starboard,” our knowledge of boats and sailing is so, uh, nonexistent that we often find ourselves scratching our heads as we stumble upon new words.

Salty word of the day is a newbie’s look at the confusing world of nautical terms. Join us in our learning and chime in if you have more to say on a particular word.

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  1. Fair: means pleasing as in a fair curve. A fair curve has no bumps of wiggles, by moreover his of a beautiful shape. The sheer line (another salty word?), when fair, makes a hull that one loves to gaze upon when rowing away in ones’ dinghy.

  2. Fair: means pleasing as in a “fair curve”. A fair curve has no bumps or wiggles, but moreover is a beautiful shape. The sheer line (another salty word?), when fair, makes a hull that one loves to gaze upon when rowing away in ones’ dinghy.

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