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transport and machinery
Structures and installations required to transport passengers and cargo by ship.
Site for refueling and repairing ships, loading and unloading cargo and embarking and disembarking passengers.
examples of sails
Sails: sections of durable fabric that are sewn together and mounted on a mast; they create a surface that causes a boat to move when the wind blows against it.
examples of rigs
Rigs: various combinations of sails that distinguish one sailboat from another.
Instruments and equipment for signaling a boat’s presence and for saving people from drowning.
Structure with a lock-chamber that can be filled with water or emptied to raise or lower a ship from one water level to another.
canal lock: side view
Over the course of history, navigation has played a key role in discovering new lands and in developing trade between peoples.
Boats characteristic of various parts of the world for a number of generations; they are used as a means of transportation, for fishing, commerce and exploration.
Sailboat with four masts and square sails except for the jiggermast, which carries a gaff sail.
masting and rigging
examples of boats and ships
Boats and ships: floating structures for underwater exploration and transporting passengers and cargo across water.
Usually steel part that is attached to a chain or cable; it hooks onto the bottom of a body of water to keep the boat from moving.
examples of anchors
Examples of instruments that are used on a ship to determine its position and to chart and stay a course.
satellite navigation system
Beacons and devices located on the sea, coasts and waterways that emit light, sound and radio waves to aid navigation.
high focal plane buoy
maritime buoyage system
Buoys, beacons and lights located along coasts and waterways to guide ships and boats.
daymarks (region B)
rhythm of marks by night
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