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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Z

z bar
iron or steel bar with a Z-shaped cross section
Source: Country Life Book of Nautical Terms Under Sail
z frame
frame made up of two angle bars riveted together with their angles reversed - also known as a REVERSE FRAME
Source: Country Life Book of Nautical Terms Under Sail
zig zag riveting
rivets placed in parallel rows but alternately spaced, not abreast
Source: Country Life Book of Nautical Terms Under Sail
zoned framing
a regular arrangement of frames in continuous framing or regular arrangement of floors, futtocks and top timbers in discontinuous framing

keel bar:

metal bar forming the keel of a metal vessel