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Index Outrigger

An outrigger is a projecting structure on a boat, with specific meaning depending on types of vessel. [1]

33 relations: Austronesian peoples, Buoyancy, Canoe sailing, Capsizing, Crane (machine), Fishing, Galley, Gunwale, Harry Clasper, Hull (watercraft), IMOCA 60, Keelboat, Madagascar, Maritime Southeast Asia, Micronesia, Multihull, Oar, Outrigger canoe, Polynesia, Proa, Racing Rules of Sailing, Racing shell, Rigging, Rowing, Rowlock, Running rigging, Sailboat, Sheet (sailing), Training wheels, Trireme, United Kingdom, Weight, Windward and leeward.

Austronesian peoples

The Austronesian peoples are various groups in Southeast Asia, Oceania and East Africa that speak languages that are under the Austronesian language super-family.

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In physics, buoyancy or upthrust, is an upward force exerted by a fluid that opposes the weight of an immersed object.

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Canoe sailing

Canoe sailing refers to the practice of fitting an Austronesian outrigger or Western canoe with sails.

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Capsizing or keeling over occurs when a boat or ship is turned on its side or it is upside down in the water.

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Crane (machine)

A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist rope, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally.

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Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.

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A galley is a type of ship that is propelled mainly by rowing.

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The gunwale is the top edge of the side of a boat.

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Harry Clasper

Harry Clasper (5 July 1812 – 12 July 1870) was a professional rower and boat builder from Tyneside in England.

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Hull (watercraft)

The hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat.

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The IMOCA 60 are a type of monohull sailing yachts administrated by the International Monohull Open Class Association (IMOCA).

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A keelboat is a riverine cargo-capable working boat, or a small- to mid-sized recreational sailing yacht.

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Madagascar (Madagasikara), officially the Republic of Madagascar (Repoblikan'i Madagasikara; République de Madagascar), and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of East Africa.

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Maritime Southeast Asia

Maritime Southeast Asia is the maritime region of Southeast Asia as opposed to mainland Southeast Asia and comprises what is now Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, and Timor Leste.

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Micronesia ((); from μικρός mikrós "small" and νῆσος nêsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, composed of thousands of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean.

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A multihull is a ship, vessel, craft or boat with more than one hull.

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An oar is an implement used for water-borne propulsion.

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Outrigger canoe

The outrigger canoe (Ketagalan: bangka; Filipino: bangka; Indonesian: bangka; New Zealand Māori: waka ama; Cook Islands Māori: vaka; Hawaiian: waa; Tahitian and Samoan: vaokinaa; Malagasy: lakana, Proto-Austronesian *waŋkaŋ) is a type of canoe featuring one or more lateral support floats known as outriggers, which are fastened to one or both sides of the main hull.

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Polynesia (from πολύς polys "many" and νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean.

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A proa, also seen as prau, perahu, and prahu, is a type of multihull sailboat.

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Racing Rules of Sailing

The Racing Rules of Sailing (often abbreviated to RRS) govern the conduct of yacht racing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, model boat racing, dinghy racing and virtually any other form of racing around a course with more than one vessel while powered by the wind.

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Racing shell

In watercraft, a racing shell (also referred to as just a fine boat (UK) or just shell) is an extremely narrow, and often comparatively long, rowing boat specifically designed for racing or exercise.

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Rigging comprises the system of ropes, cables and chains, which support a sailing ship or sail boat's masts—standing rigging, including shrouds and stays—and which adjust the position of the vessel's sails and spars to which they are attached—the running rigging, including halyards, braces, sheets and vangs.

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Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water, displacing water, and propelling the boat forward.

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A rowlock, sometimes spur (due to the similarity in shape and size), oarlock (USA) or gate (Australia) is a brace that attaches an oar to a boat.

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Running rigging

Running rigging is the rigging of a sailing vessel that is used for raising, lowering, shaping and controlling the sails on a sailing vessel—as opposed to the standing rigging, which supports the mast and bowsprit.

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A sailboat or sailing boat is a boat propelled partly or entirely by sails smaller than a sailing ship.

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Sheet (sailing)

In sailing, a sheet is a line (rope, cable or chain) used to control the movable corner(s) (clews) of a sail.

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Training wheels

Training wheels (or stabilisers in British English) are an additional wheel or wheels mounted parallel to the rear wheel of a bicycle that assist learners until they have developed a usable sense of balance on the bicycle.

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A trireme (derived from Latin: trirēmis "with three banks of oars"; τριήρης triērēs, literally "three-rower") was an ancient vessel and a type of galley that was used by the ancient maritime civilizations of the Mediterranean, especially the Phoenicians, ancient Greeks and Romans.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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In science and engineering, the weight of an object is related to the amount of force acting on the object, either due to gravity or to a reaction force that holds it in place.

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Windward and leeward

Windward is the direction upwind from the point of reference, alternatively the direction from which the wind is coming.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outrigger

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