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Nautical junk almost 08/23


This was Norsks idea,blame him, there will be a quiz after the junk

I admit this is unfair since I come from a family with a long maritime tradition,spent 6 years at sea and have built boats but like I used to tell my step daughters when they played the its not fair card,what has fair got to do with it? I dont know jack about movie or tv trivia

what is fair? a wind or a hull? or both?

what is a gollywobbler?

what is a capstan?

What is the difference between a fid and a marlinsplike?

What is a false headstay? and what is it used for? hint the,

star and solling class boats use them

A compartment has no floor,walls or ceiling,what does it have?

What is a pinzote?

What is oakum?

what is an astrolabe?

Where did the term strike come from?

Is the green flash real?

What is a lilly rod?

What is a "hayseed"?

What is the difference between a pram and a dinghy"

What would you expect to find under a mast step?

What is a "Libro del consulado del Mar?

I have lots more equally obscure questions if any one can answer half of these

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