Sailing Vocabulary
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Dictionary of Boating Sailing, Schooners, Naval, Ships, Boat and Seafaring Terms

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Nautical mile -One minute of latitude; approximately 6076 feet - about 1/8 longer than the statute mile of 5280 feet.
Navigable-An area with sufficient depth of water to permit vessel passage.
Navigation-The art of getting vessel from one port to the next port.
Net Tonnage-Vessels measurement of cargo carrying capacity.
Nun Bouy-Red tapered navigation bouy.

 
 


 
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