Glossary

Using reference material, this glossary has been designed to provide you with a basic explanation or definition of each of the terms provided.  This glossary will be constantly updated so please contact us, if you would like us to comment of any of the terminology used.

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U

upper works
generally all that part of a vessel above the waterline above the weather deck
Source: Country Life Book of Nautical Terms Under Sail

hawse eye:

tubular metal fitting in the bows of a vessel through which the anchor cable passes