This section will give the new skipper to Radio Sailing a guide to many of the termes used in sailing and a brief explanation of it. It may seem like a long list, but in time you will come to understand it.
Don’t be shy when you hear someone using a term you don’t understand, stop them as ask them to explain.
Abaft toward or at the stern of a ship; further aft
Amidships midway between the bow and stern of a ship
Astern at the stern of a ship
Bow front of a ship
Camber slight arch or convexity to a beam or deck of a ship or the curve (cross se
Chine the intersection of the middle and sides of a boat
Sailing by the Lee Running before the wind ( Downwind) with the wind coming over the rear quarter of the boat on the same side as the mainsail. Ie - almost nearing the situation where you will GYBE