a rope ladder, lowered from the deck, as when pilots or passengers come aboard.
A structure, usually masonry, projecting out from the shore; a jetty may protect a harbor entrance.
a foresail, a triangle shaped sail forward of the mast
a change of tack while going downwind
Merchant Marine Act of 1920, Section 27, requiring that all U.S. domestic waterborne trade be carried by U.S.-flag, U.S.-built, and U.S.-manned vessels.
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