Here are 10 more old sailing phrases that I thought would be interesting enough to add (with their current meanings in parentheses): 1. Shake a Leg (meaning to hurry up) originally meant “to dance.” “Every man able to shake a leg bought a ticket to the dance.” 2. Turning a Blind Eye (to intentionally ignore something) came from the Battle of Copenhagen in 1801, when Admiral Lord Nelson.
Nautical phrases, sayings and sailing terms with their meaning. The sailors jargon buster. Have you ever wondered where some of our everyday phrases and sayings come from and what they mean? There are hundreds in common use in UK and around the world and we have been looking high and low to find them and their meaning. Here are 424 of them where we have cracked the sailors jargon for you.
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Common Nautical Terms. Away from the humor, if you are looking to become an expert in boating or sailing, or you want the sailing education, then you must try to get familiar with some common nautical terms. Knowing these terms will make it easier to communicate with people aboard the ship. The essence is neither to boast nor impress your.Read More
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Glossary of Nautical Terms. abeam: Directly to one side of the boat, 90 degrees to the right or left of the bow. aft: Behind the boat, also, the area at the rear of the boat. alternator: A device attached to the engine that generates electricity. anchor: A metal contrivance designed to hold the boat at rest by grabbing the bottom of an anchorage. auto pilot: A device for automatically keeping.Read More
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In the case of strictly nautical terminology, I believe the range of headwords to be fairly exhaustive, though the occurrence of Mediterranean terms under a given headword is less so. The range of headwords in other semantic categories (e.g., commerce, fishing, topography) is incomplete, entries having been chosen for some reason such as the illustration of the mechanisms of borrowing. 3.Read More
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Port and starboard are nautical terms of orientation that deal unambiguously with the structure of vessels. Their structures are largely bilaterally symmetrical, meaning they have mirror-image left and right halves if divided sagittally. One asymmetric feature is that on ships where access is at the side, this access is usually only provided on the port side.Read More
Nautical Navigation Terms. A variety of nautical navigation terms are used in recording information on a nautical map such as bearings, headings, and other important map navigation data. There is universal recognition of these nautical navigation terms, which helps in eliminating the risk of misunderstanding. A knowledge and understanding of these nautical navigation terms are needed to.Read More