The stern is the back or aft-most part of a ship or boat, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the ...


Learn boating terminology including parts of a boat with our comprehensive ... The cross-section of the stern, where you attach an outboard motor, is called the  ...


Boat terminology: Bow and stern of a ship, starboard side and port side of a boat, draft, waterline, wake, pfd, hull, lifejacket, pleasure craft, vessel under sail.


May 16, 2013 ... Here's our list of the 15 most common boating terms, so that you can better familiarize yourself and ... 2. Stern. Refers to the rear end of a boat.


The stern is the rear, It keeps the water out. A boat has a bow, the front side, a left side, called “port” a right side called “Starboard”, and a rear, ...

Apr 17, 2015 ... Some simple tips on how to remember which end is the bow and which end is the blunt-end, the stern.


In the early days of boating, before ships had rudders on their centerlines, boats ... so the steering oar was placed over or through the right side of the stern .


hull. noun. the part of a ship or boat that floats on the water. The front part is called the bow and the back part is called the stern.


May 23, 2016 ... Jibing - The opposite of tacking, this basic sailing maneuver refers to turning the stern of the boat through the wind so that the wind changes ...