2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

EXHAUST SYSTEM - The means by which the hot en-    FREQUENCY - The number of  crests passing a fixed
gine (or generator) exhaust gases are moved from the     point at a given time.
engine to an outboard port and then released into atmo-
FRONTS - Where opposing warm and cold air masses
meet, generally producing a band of wet, stormy weather
EYE SPLICE -Apermanent loop spliced in the end of a    wherever they meet.
GALLEY - The kitchen area of a boat.
FAST - Said of an object that is secured to another.
FATHOM - Six feet.
GALVANIC CORROSION - A potential electrical differ-
ence exists  between dissimilar metals  immersed in a
conductive solution  (e.g., salt water).   If these metals
FENDER - A device  (usually constructed of rubber  or     touch or are otherwise  electrically connected, this po-
plastic) positioned so as to absorb the impact between     tential difference  produces an  electron flow between
vessels or dock.
them. The attack on the less corrosion resistant metal is
usually increased and the attack on the more resistant
FETCH - The unobstructed distance that the wind can     metal is decreased, as compared to when these metals
blow over the water to create waves.
are not touching.
FLARE - 1. Outboard curve of the hull as it comes up the GANGWAY - The  area of a  ship’s side where  people
side from the waterline; the reverse of tumble home.  2.   board and disembark.
A pyrotechnic device used for emergency signaling.
GASKET -Astrip of sealing material, usually rubber, set
FLAT - A small deck that  is built below decks, specifi-      along the edge of a water or gas tight door, port, cover or
cally to support a piece of equipment.
FLEMISH - To coil down a line or rope on deck in a flat,   GELCOAT -  The thin outer layer  of pigmented plastic
circular, concentric arrangement.
covering a fiberglass vessel.
FLOTSAM - Floating wreckage, trash or debris.
FLUKE - The palm of an anchor.
GLAND -The movable part of a stuffing box, which when
tightened, compresses the packing.
GROUND - Electrical  term meaning the  electrical po-
FOAMCREST-Thetopofthefoamingwaterthatspeeds           tential of the earth’s surface, which is zero.
toward the beach after a wave has broken,  commonly
referred to as “white water.”
GROUND SPEED - A vessel’s speed made good over
the earth’s surface along a course or track.
FOLLOWING SEA - A sea (waves) moving in the same
direction as a vessel.
GROUND TACKLE  - The anchor,  anchor rodes,  and
other fittings that are used to secure a vessel at anchor
FORE-AND-AFT-Aline,  or anything else, that runs par-    or dockside.
allel to the longitudinal center line of a boat.
GUNWALE - 1. The line where the upper deck and the
FOREFOOT - The portion of a vessel’s keel that curves   hull meet.  2. The upper edge of a boat’s side.
upward to meet the stem.
HALYARD - A line used to hoist a flag or pennant.
FOREPEAK - A compartment in the bow of a boat.
HATCHES - Cover on hatchways.
FORWARD - Toward the bow.
HATCHWAYS - Access ways through decks.
FREEBOARD - The minimum vertical distance from the
surface of the water to the gunwale.
HARDTOP -Apermanent  cover over the cabin or cock-
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

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