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The aka of a multihull sailboat is a member of the framework that connects the hull to the ama(s) (outrigger).
Alinghi is the syndicate set up by Ernesto Bertarelli, racing under the colors of the Société Nautique de Genève, to challenge for the America's Cup, as well as other competitions.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
The term ama is a word in the Polynesian and Micronesian languages to describe the outrigger part of a canoe to provide stability.
The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.
American English (AmE, AE, AmEng, USEng, en-US), sometimes called United States English or U.S. English, is the set of varieties of the English language native to the United States.
The arms industry, also known as the defense industry or the arms trade, is a global industry responsible for the manufacturing and sales of weapons and military technology.
Arthur Piver ("Piver rhymes with diver"; 1910–1968) was a World War II pilot, an amateur sailor, author, printshop owner and legendary boatbuilder who lived in Mill Valley on San Francisco Bay and became "the father of the modern multihull." He also introduced new changes to the superfice of the boat, for better hydrodinamic, but he had no agreement.
Astusboats is a French trimaran manufacturer based in Brech.
Austal is an Australian-based global ship building company and defence prime contractor that specialises in the design, construction and support of defence and commercial vessels.
Austal USA is the American branch of operations for Australian shipbuilder Austal.
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service was the Australian federal government agency responsible for managing the security and integrity of the Australian border.
The Austronesian peoples are various groups in Southeast Asia, Oceania and East Africa that speak languages that are under the Austronesian language super-family.
Bali Strait is a stretch of water separating Java and Bali while connecting the Indian Ocean and the Bali Sea.
Banque Populaire V is an offshore-racing trimaran and Team Banque Populaire's fifth boat designed to set oceanic records.
Banyuwangi Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of East Java province in Indonesia.
Bath Iron Works (BIW) is a major United States shipyard located on the Kennebec River in Bath, Maine.
The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point as measured at the ship's nominal waterline.
A boat is a watercraft of a large range of type and size.
A bulkhead is an upright wall within the hull of a ship or within the fuselage of an aeroplane.
The Canary Islands (Islas Canarias) is a Spanish archipelago and autonomous community of Spain located in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Morocco at the closest point.
A canoe is a lightweight narrow vessel, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel using a single-bladed paddle.
Capsizing or keeling over occurs when a boat or ship is turned on its side or it is upside down in the water.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
The Caroline Islands (or the Carolines) are a widely scattered archipelago of tiny islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, to the north of New Guinea.
A catamaran (informally, a "cat") is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size.
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).
Chris White is an American multihull sailboat designer.
A cockpit is a name for the location of controls of a vessel; while traditionally an open well in the deck of a boat outside any deckhouse or cabin, in modern boats they may refer to an enclosed area.
Corsair Marine International is a sailboat builder that builds trailerable trimarans.
A daggerboard is a retractable centreboard used by various sailing craft.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of emerging technologies for use by the military.
Derek Kelsall is an English multihull sailboat designer now resident in New Zealand.
The draft or draught of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the waterline and the bottom of the hull (keel), with the thickness of the hull included; in the case of not being included the draft outline would be obtained.
Dragonfly Trimarans is a line of trimaran sailboats built by the Quorning Boats shipyard in Skærbækvej, near Fredericia, Denmark.
A drogue (also known as a storm drogue) is a device external to a boat, attached to the stern and used to slow the boat down in a storm and to keep the hull perpendicular to the waves.
East Java (Jawa Timur, abbreviated as Jatim, Jåwå Wétan) is a province of Indonesia.
Ed Horstman is an American naval architect and multihull sailboat designer.
Dame Ellen Patricia MacArthur, DBE (born 8 July 1976) is a retired English sailor, from Whatstandwell near Matlock in Derbyshire, now based in Cowes, Isle of Wight.
The F-27 Sport Cruiser is an American trailerable trimaran sailboat that was designed by New Zealander Ian Farrier in 1984-1985.
Farrier Marine is a catamaran and trimaran manufacturer based in Christchurch, New Zealand.
A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.
Floats (also called pontoons) are airtight hollow structures, similar to pressure vessels, designed to provide buoyancy in water.
Fos-sur-Mer is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.
Francis Joyon (born 28 May 1956) is a French professional sailboat racer and yachtsman.
General Dynamics Corporation (GD) is an American aerospace and defense multinational corporation formed by mergers and divestitures.
The Golden Gate Yacht Club (GGYC) is a San Francisco, California, USA based yacht club founded in 1939.
Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
Benchijigua Express is a fast ferry, operated by shipping company Fred. Olsen S.A. between the Canary Islands, Tenerife, La Gomera, El Hierro and La Palma in the Atlantic.
The hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat.
Hydroptère is an experimental sailing hydrofoil trimaran designed by French yachtsman Alain Thébault and VPLP design.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut, TNI-AL) was founded on 10 September 1945.
Jay Kantola is a multihull sailboat designer.
A jibe (US) or gybe (Britain) is a sailing maneuver whereby a sailing vessel reaching downwind turns its stern through the wind, such that the wind direction changes from one side of the boat to the other.
Jim Brown is a multihull sailboat designer who collaborates with John Marples.
John Marples is a multihull sailboat designer who collaborates with Jim Brown.
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.
Kevlar is a heat-resistant and strong synthetic fiber, related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora.
The littoral combat ship (LCS) is a set of two classes of relatively small surface vessels designed for operations near shore by the United States Navy.
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
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.
Malay (Bahasa Melayu بهاس ملايو) is a major language of the Austronesian family spoken in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Malmö (Malmø) is the capital and largest city of the Swedish county of Scania.
A marina (from Spanish, Portuguese and Italian: marina, "coast" or "shore") is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats.
The Marine Unit, formerly the Australian Customs Service National Marine Unit, is a division of the Australian Border Force which acts as a Coast Guard in guarding Australia's coast.
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.
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.
In physics, a moment is an expression involving the product of a distance and a physical quantity, and in this way it accounts for how the physical quantity is located or arranged.
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.
A multihull is a ship, vessel, craft or boat with more than one hull.
MV Brigitte Bardot (formerly Gojira and Ocean 7 Adventurer) is a unique high-tech stabilized monohull twin diesel engine powered vessel designed by Nigel Irens.
MY Ady Gil (formerly Earthrace) was a, wave-piercing trimaran, which was originally created as part of a project to break the world record for circumnavigating the globe in a powerboat.
Nigel Irens RDI is a leading yacht designer.
Norman Cross (ca. 1915 – August 14, 1990) was a Canadian multihull sailboat designer.
North Sea Boats is an international boat building company specialized in building craft for military, law enforcement, SAR, commercial, and high performance applications.
The Ocean Bird is a class of trimaran sailboat designed by John Westell and produced by Honnor Marine Ltd.
Oracle Team USA is an American yacht racing syndicate initially formed to compete for the 2003 America's Cup.
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.
An outrigger is a projecting structure on a boat, with specific meaning depending on types of vessel.
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.
Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.
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.
The Polynesian languages are a language family spoken in geographical Polynesia and on a patchwork of outliers from south central Micronesia to small islands off the northeast of the larger islands of the southeast Solomon Islands and sprinkled through Vanuatu.
The Polynesian Society is a non-profit organization based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, dedicated to the scholarly study of the history, ethnography, and mythology of Oceania.
The Polynesians are a subset of Austronesians native to the islands of Polynesia that speak the Polynesian languages, a branch of the Oceanic subfamily of the Austronesian language family.
The Pool of London is a stretch of the River Thames from London Bridge to below Limehouse.
Qinetiq (as in kinetic; styled as QinetiQ) is a British multinational defence technology company headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire.
Reefing is the means of reducing the area of a sail, usually by folding or rolling one edge of the canvas in on itself.
Richard "Dick" Newick (May 9, 1926, Hackensack, New JerseyAugust 28, 2013, Sebastopol, California; age 87) more frequently known as Dick Newick was a multihull sailboat designer.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The Research Vessel Triton is a trimaran vessel owned by Gardline Marine Sciences Limited and a former prototype British warship demonstrator for the UK's Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (later QinetiQ).
A sailboat or sailing boat is a boat propelled partly or entirely by sails smaller than a sailing ship.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
A sailing hydrofoil, hydrofoil sailboat, or hydrosail is a sailboat with wing-like foils mounted under the hull.
The term "sailing ship" is most often used to describe any large vessel that uses sails to harness the power of wind.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) is an American company headquartered in Reston, Virginia that provides government services and information technology support.
A sea anchor (also known as a drift anchor, drift sock, para-anchor or boat brake) is a device used to stabilize a boat in heavy weather.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Speed sailing records are sanctioned, since 1972, by the World Sailing Speed Record Council (WSSRC).
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Tacking or coming about is a sailing maneuver by which a sailing vessel, whose desired course is into the wind, turns its bow toward the wind so that the direction from which the wind blows changes from one side to the other, allowing progress in the desired direction.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
Telescoping in mechanics describes the movement of one part sliding out from another, lengthening an object (such as a telescope or the lift arm of an aerial work platform) from its rest state.
Telstar trimarans is a line of trimarans most recently built by the Performance Cruising Inc shipyard in Annapolis, Maryland.
Thomas Coville (born 10 May 1968) is a French yacht racer.
Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.
Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
A trailer is an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle.
Since the five-week voyage of Christopher Columbus in 1492, crossing the Atlantic Ocean, quickly and safely, between Europe and the Americas has always been an important issue.
In dinghy sailing, a boat is said to be turtling or to turn turtle when the boat is fully inverted with the mast pointing down to the lake bottom or seabed.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
USS Independence (LCS-2) is the lead ship of the.
The vaka is the main hull of a multihull vessel.
Valencia, officially València, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.
Victor Tchetchet (1891–1974) was a pioneering early modern multihull sailboat designer from the Ukraine who is thought to have coined the term 'trimaran', though Éric de Bisschop built a trimaran in France earlier.
A warship is a naval ship that is built and primarily intended for naval warfare.
The Weta 4.4 Trimaran is a 4.4 metre (14 foot) sailing dinghy conceived and developed in New Zealand from 2001-2006 by Roger and Chris Kitchen and others with design by TC Design's Tim Clissold.
Yachting is a monthly English-language magazine published since 1907.
Zeta Phi Beta (ΖΦΒ) is an international, historically black Greek-lettered sorority.
The 33rd America's Cup between Société Nautique de Genève defending with team Alinghi against Golden Gate Yacht Club, and their racing team BMW Oracle Racing was the subject of extensive court action and litigation, surpassing in acrimony even the controversial 1988 America's Cup.