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What is the largest sailboat?

Perini Navi is a shipyard, not a sailboat. The largest (LOA) sailboat currently is Eos, owned by Barry Diller.     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eos_(yacht)
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How do sailboats sail?

With a square rigged sail, the wind simply pushes the boat along. With a fore and aft rigged sail, the wind is caught at an angle and slices on past the sail, pushing the sai (MORE)

What pulleys are in a sailboat?

A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support  movement and change of direction of a cable or belt along its  circumference. A sailboat have a number o (MORE)

When does a sailboat have right?

When two sailboats meet, the one on starboard tack (wind coming across starboard or right side) has the right of way. If both boats are on the same tack, the boat that is down (MORE)
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What lights are on a sailboat?

Running lights are on the bow (front) and are green to starboard (right) and red to port (left). A white stern (rear) light completes the three lights necessary on a sailboat. (MORE)
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Why does a sailboat float?

A sailboat will have positive buoyancy if the weight of the boat is less than the weight of the water it takes the place of. The weight of the water that is being occupied by (MORE)
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What are hanks on a sailboat?

A ring on a stay attached to the head of a jib or staysail.    A device used to attach a jib sail to its rigging.
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What does the jib do on a sailboat?

Collects wind, it is a triangular sail placed at the front of the  sailboat.
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