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Chain Plate
Metal fitting bolted to the side of a boat to hold the ends of stays and shrouds.
Fitting to which a line is secured, without knotting.
Aft bottom corner of a sail, where the foot and leech meet.
Sailing close to the wind with sails pulled in.
Close Reach
The point of sailing between close-hauled and a beam reach, when the wind blows forward of the beam.
Come About
To change course so as to be sailing at the same angle but with the wind on the other side.
The direction in which a vessel is steered, usually given in degrees.