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Irish Sailing Crossword: 8

  1. 1. depth of water a boat draws
  2. 5. To swing or steer off course, as when running with a quartering sea
  3. 6. Wheel or tiller controlling the rudder
  4. 10. The name of a rope ladder, lowered from the deck, as passengers come aboard (6,6)
  5. 12. Weight of water displaced by a floating vessel, thus, a boat's weight
  6. 14. The centerline of a boat running fore and aft; the backbone of a vessel
  7. 15. The after part of the boat
  8. 18. Sudden, violent wind often accompanied by rain
  1. 2. Six feet
  2. 3. The right side of a boat when looking forward
  3. 4. Cushion, placed between boats, or between a boat and a pier, to prevent damage
  4. 7. A storage space in a boat's stern area
  5. 8. The left side of a boat looking forward
  6. 9. Kitchen area of a boat
  7. 11. Interior of the hull below the floor boards
  8. 13. What is tool for opening the strands of a rope while splicing called
  9. 16. Bar or handle for turning a boat's rudder or an outboard motor
  10. 17. The main body of the vessel