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Sailboat

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A sailboat or sailing boat is a boat propelled partly or entirely by sails smaller than a sailing ship. [1]

38 relations: Bermuda rig, Boat, Boat building, Boating, Canting keel, Catamaran, Centreboard, Cruising (maritime), Daggerboard, Dinghy sailing, Fractional rig, Gaff rig, Headsail, Jib, Keel, Land sailing, Length overall, Mainsail, Mast (sailing), Monohull, Multihull, ORMA 60, Sail, Sail plan, Sailboat design and manufacturing, Sailing (sport), Sailing hydrofoil, Sailing ship, Sayula II, Sloop, Southern Ocean, Spinnaker, Swan 65, Trimaran, Winged keel, Yacht racing, Yachting, 1973–74 Whitbread Round the World Race.

Bermuda rig

A Bermuda rig, Bermudian rig, or Marconi rig is a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is the typical configuration for most modern sailboats.

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Boat

A boat is a watercraft of a large range of type and size.

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Boat building

Boat building, one of the oldest branches of engineering, is concerned with constructing the hulls of boats and, for sailboats, the masts, spars and rigging.

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Boating

Boating is the leisurely activity of travelling by boat, or the recreational use of a boat whether powerboats, sailboats, or man-powered vessels (such as rowing and paddle boats), focused on the travel itself, as well as sports activities, such as fishing or waterskiing.

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Canting keel

A canting keel is a form of sailing ballast, suspended from a rigid canting strut beneath the boat, which can be swung to windward of a boat under sail, in order to counteract the heeling force of the sail.

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Catamaran

A catamaran (informally, a "cat") is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size.

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Centreboard

A centreboard or centerboard (US) is a retractable keel which pivots out of a slot in the hull of a sailboat, known as a centreboard trunk (UK) or centerboard case (US).

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Cruising (maritime)

Cruising by boat is a lifestyle that involves living for extended time on a vessel while traveling from place to place for pleasure.

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Daggerboard

A daggerboard is a retractable centreboard used by various sailing craft.

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Dinghy sailing

Dinghy sailing is the activity of sailing small boats by using five essential controls.

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Fractional rig

A fractional rig on a sailing vessel consists of a foresail, such as a jib or genoa sail, that does not reach all the way to the top of the mast.

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Gaff rig

Gaff rig is a sailing rig (configuration of sails, mast and stays) in which the sail is four-cornered, fore-and-aft rigged, controlled at its peak and, usually, its entire head by a spar (pole) called the gaff.

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Headsail

A headsail of a sailing vessel is any sail set forward of the foremost mast.

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Jib

A jib is a triangular sail that sets ahead of the foremast of a sailing vessel.

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Keel

On boats and ships, the keel is either of two parts: a structural element that sometimes resembles a fin and protrudes below a boat along the central line, or a hydrodynamic element.

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Land sailing

Land sailing, also known as 'sand yachting' or 'land yachting', is the act of moving across land in a wheeled vehicle powered by wind through the use of a sail.

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Length overall

Length overall (LOA, o/a, o.a. or oa) is the maximum length of a vessel's hull measured parallel to the waterline.

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Mainsail

A mainsail is a sail located behind the main mast of a sailing vessel.

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Mast (sailing)

The mast of a sailing vessel is a tall spar, or arrangement of spars, erected more or less vertically on the centre-line of a ship or boat.

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Monohull

right A monohull is a type of boat having only one hull, unlike multihulled boats which can have two or more individual hulls connected to one another.

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Multihull

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

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ORMA 60

ORMA 60 is a class of sailing trimarans administered by the Ocean Racing Multihull Association (ORMA) that created in 1996 by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) within the sport of sailing.

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Sail

A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships, sailboats, windsurfers, ice boats, and even sail-powered land vehicles.

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Sail plan

A sail plan is a set of drawings, usually prepared by a naval architect which shows the various combinations of sail proposed for a sailing ship.

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Sailboat design and manufacturing

This article attempts to give an overview of the design and manufacturing of sailboats and the evolution of this industry.

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Sailing (sport)

Sailing as a sport involves a variety of competitive sailing formats that are sanctioned through various sailing federations and yacht clubs.

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Sailing hydrofoil

A sailing hydrofoil, hydrofoil sailboat, or hydrosail is a sailboat with wing-like foils mounted under the hull.

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Sailing ship

The term "sailing ship" is most often used to describe any large vessel that uses sails to harness the power of wind.

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Sayula II

Sayula II is a Swan 65 yacht designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

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Sloop

A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.

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Southern Ocean

The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean or the Austral Ocean, comprises the southernmost waters of the World Ocean, generally taken to be south of 60° S latitude and encircling Antarctica.

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Spinnaker

A spinnaker is a sail designed specifically for sailing off the wind from a reaching course to a downwind, i.e. with the wind 90°–180° off bow.

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Swan 65

Swan 65 is a large, GRP constructed, fin keeled masthead ketch or sloop rigged sailing yacht manufactured by Nautor’s Swan.

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Trimaran

A trimaran (or double-outrigger) is a multihull boat that comprises a main hull and two smaller outrigger hulls (or "floats") which are attached to the main hull with lateral beams.

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Winged keel

The winged keel is a sailboat keel originally adopted by Ben Lexcen.

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Yacht racing

Yacht racing is a form of sport involving sailing yachts and larger sailboats, as distinguished from dinghy racing.

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Yachting

Yachting refers to the use of recreational boats and ships called yachts for sporting purposes.

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1973–74 Whitbread Round the World Race

The 1973–74 Whitbread Round the World Race, the first edition of the Whitbread Round the World Race, started off from Portsmouth, England on 8 September 1973.

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References

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

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