HAWSER - A heavy rope or cable used for mooring or KEDGE(S) - One or more anchors set out from a
grounded vessel, usually astern, to 1) keep it from being
driven further aground and 2) to aid in refloating.
HEAD - A toilet or lavatory area.
KEEL - 1. The centerline of a boat hull bottom running
HEADING - The direction that a vessel is going with ref- fore and aft, 2. The backbone of a vessel.
erence to true, magnetic, or compass north.
KNOT- 1.Amaritime unit of speed equal to one nautical
HEADWAY-The forward motion of a vessel through the mileperhour(6076feet). 2.Atermforhitchesandbends.
LANYARD -Ashort line made fast to an object to secure
HEAVE TO - To bring a vessel up in a position where it
will maintain little or no headway, usually with the bow
into the wind.
minutes, and seconds, north or south of the equator.
HEAVYWEATHER - Stormy weather with high seas and
LAZARETTE - Storage compartment in the deck at the
HEEL - To tip to one side.
LEADLINE - A weighted line used to take depth mea-
HELM - The wheel or tiller that manually controls the
boat’s steering system.
LEE - The direction opposite that of the wind.
LEEWARD - Away from the wind.
HELMSMAN - The individual steering the vessel.
HIGHS -Acenter of pressure surrounded by lower pres-
sure on all sides. Caused by a mass of cooler, sinking, LIST - A vessel that inclines to port or starboard.
drier air. This raises the area ground level air pressure
and provides clear skies.
LORAN - Long Range Navigation. An electronic system
whereby a navigator can determine position regardless
HULL - The main body of a boat.
INBOARD - 1. From either the port or starboard side of LONGITUDINAL - Running lengthwise.
a boat toward the fore-and-aft centerline of a boat. 2.
The dock side of a moored boat.
LOWS - A region of low atmospheric pressure. Hurri-
INLAND RULES - Nautical “Rules-of-the-Road” that ap-
ply in U.S. lakes, rivers, and coastal waters.
LUBBER LINE - A mark or line on the compass parallel
to the keel indicating forward.
that are in effect by international agreement to the high MAST - A spar that is set upright to support lighting, rig-
ging, or sails.
ISOBARS - Lines of equal air pressure that connect all MOORING - An arrangement for securing a boat to a
the local points on a weather map. These lines are usu- mooring buoy or pier.
ally closed and define high or low pressure air masses.
NAVIGATION LIGHTS - A set of red and green or white
ISOTHERMS - Isotherms are lines that are similar to lights which must be shown by all vessels between dusk
Isobars except that Isotherms connect all the points that and dawn.
are of equal temperature.
OVERHEAD - A ceiling or roof of a vessel.
OVERBOARD - Over the side of the boat.
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