Sailor Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Anchor's up! Are you ready?

Do you believe that you have what it takes to man a boat? Now you can prove it by showing that you know all there is to know when it comes to sailing!

 Feb 26, 2019
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Have you always wanted to talk to the sea? Do you love sailing, boating and taking the occasional cruise? Man has sailed since he was able to walk, and histories greatest strides were made at sea. Until very recently (in the past 120 years), the only way to circumnavigate the globe was by boat. Nautical travel has been around for a LONG time and even has its own unique lingo!

Do you know how speed is measured for traveling on water? Do you know all the parts of a seaworthy vessel—which is the bow, which is the stern, and which is portside? Do you know what the galley of a ship is? Do you understand the mechanics of a boat like what turns it or how sails are hoisted? Do you know what the tides are and what can happen on the sea? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, show us that you know your nautical stuff by answering these 18 fun but challenging questions on taking to the water! Anchors up and let's go!

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