What does the nautical term Screw Room mean?
It is the room from which the screw (propeller) is accessible. Plaques available elsewhere.
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Answer . It means leaning over.. More specifically . Both list and heel refer to lean or tilt in a boat or ship. The term list is usually used to refer to a tendency o…f a boat to lean due to some problem of ballast or weight distribution. Heel, on the other hand, is usually used to refer to the leaning of a sailboat as a result of the force of the wind upon its sails. Hope that helps clarify the difference between the two.
The distance measured in sea that is called nautical mile & the speed is measured in knots 1 nautical mile =1852 metre
It is not a nautical term. It is a hand plunger to wash clothes by hand and is the brand name. It also has a picture of an imaginary CWS Invincible ship embossed on the side.
In nautical terms, the words have the following meanings: Weather - to pass to windward a point of land; the Lizard - a Cornwall Peninsula. Therefore, weather the Lizard wo…uld be to make sail from either Plymouth or Portsmouth and pass by the Lizard (point) with the land on the Larboard (starboard) side of the ship.
'Hold fast" or 'Stop' its an old nautical term/command first documented 1n 1681.. Would have been used as an order to stop/halt an individual, or a ships company in what they… were doing.. It may well come from the Dutch luanguage 'Houa Vast'
The term is "abaft". Sometimes "astern" is also used. - Incorrect. Abaft is used (rarely) to reference the direction of the stern relative to an object. For example "It is ab…aft the launcher". The term for behind the ship in a literal sense would be astern. For example "All ships form a line astern" If you were to speak about behind in any other sense, you would use aft. For example "Call the hands to lay aft here" or "Man overboard, port side aft"
The left of a ship is port and the right is starboard. Aft is the rear of a ship and the bow is the front of a ship.
On the Mississippi River during the time of Samuel Clemens, A rope or rod with fathom markings was used to gauge the depth of the river. A depth of less than two fathoms was c…onsidered risky for boats to navigate across. Who ever was doing the depth measure would call out the markings by terms such as twain for two, trey for three, quad for four........ and so forth. Samuel Clemens worked on a river boat before he became a writer. when he decide to write under a pen name, he choose Mark Twain (safe passage).
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1 knot = 1 nautical mile per hour (it's a speed)
The the rear of a ship is the stern of a ship This answer does not equate to other clues in the Sunday Mail Crossword. The word required is ABAFT
Lofting is an architectural drafting technique (sometimes using mathematical tables) whereby curved lines are drawn on wood and the wood then cut for advanced woodworking. The… technique can be as simple as bending a flexible object (such as a long cane) so that it passes over three non-linear points and scribing the resultant curved line, or plotting the line using computers or mathematical tables. Lofting is particularly useful in boat building, when it is used to draw and cut pieces for hulls and keels, which are usually curved, often in three dimensions.
a boating term
In Urban Slang
The proper term is, "By and Large" In sailing days, it meant, "Sailing By the wind, and going Large ", which meant you had the wind aft, or generally behind you, and you…r sails were full, or large. In effect, it means you had more options of courses to steer.