The Language of Sailing
|Angle of heel
|A hull reference point used while sailing.
|The sides of a boat.
|Sailing between close hauled and a broad reach.
|Forward end of boat.
|Sailing between beam reach and a run.
|Extra cloth in a sail designed to form an air foil.
|Aft end of sail at the foot.
|Sailing close to the wind.
|Center of lateral resistance.
|Bottom edge of a sail.
|Larger headsail, size could be 150%.
|Lines used for raising sails.
|Topmost part of a sail.
|A boat leaning over at some angle.
|Headsail, size could be 100%.
|Jib sail shape and trim control.
|Changing direction going downwind.
|Speed and distance measurement or line connections.
|Trailing edge of a sail.
|Unbalanced condition forcing boat away from the wind.
|The leading edge of a sail or a shaking sail.
|Mainsail shape and trim control.
|Sail located behind the main mast.
|On the wind
|Sailing as close to eye of wind as possible.
|Left side of boat looking forward.
|Unsupported sail cloth, aft sail edge.
|Lines used for trimming sails.
|The queen of racing sails.
|Right side of boat looking forward.
|Rear of boat.
|Forward end of sail at the foot.
|Changing direction while sailing into the wind.
|Line used to hold boom up when the mainsail is down.
|Mainsail shape control.
|Unbalanced condition forcing boat into the wind.