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sailing terms
1 apparent wind schijnbare wind vent apparent scheinbarer wind vento apparente Viento aparente 1
2 astern van achteren a l'arrière achtern a poppa A popa 2
3 beam reach halve wind vent de travers halber wind traverso polwiatr través 3
4 bear away afvallen abattre abfallen puggiare odpadac arribar 4
5 beat bon plein Barloventear 5
6 beating au bon plein Baloventeando 6
7 board aborder Bord salire a bordo A bordo 7
8 broad reach ruime wind grand largue raumschots vento al lasco baksztag largo 8
9 change tack van koers veranderen virer de bord Cambiar de bordo 9
10 close hauled aan de wind au près hoch am wind bolina bajdewind ceñida 10
11 close reach dichtbij petit largue andatura di bolina larga Bolina 11
12 dead running voor de wind plein vent arrière vor dem wind vento in poppa fordewind Popa cerrada 12
13 give way voorrang verlenen céder ausweichen dare la precedenza Ceder el paso 13
14 go about overstag gaan virer de bord wenden virare robic zwrot przez sztag virar 14
15 goosewinged en ciseaux schmetterling orejas de burro 15
16 gybe gijpen empannage halsen abbattere robic zwrot przez rufe trasluchar 16
17 harden up tirer Cazar a tope 17
18 head up oploeven lofer anluven orzare ostrzyc orzar 18
19 heel gîte krängung ingavonarsi Escorar 19
20 hoist hijsen hisser hissen inalberare Izar 20
21 hold course koers houden suivre tout droit le chemin Kurs halten Mantener el rumbo 21
22 horizon horizon horizon horizont orizzonte Horizonte 22
23 leeward lijzijde sous le vent lee sotto vento Sotavento 23
leeward of aan de lijzijde van
24 log book logboek journal de bord logbuch diario di bordo Libro de a bordo 24
25 luff oploeven lofer anluven orzare ostrzyc orzar 25
26 offshore proche de littoral offshore Mar adentro 26
27 pitching trimmen tanguer beccheggio Cabeceando 27
28 port bakboord bâbord backbord sinistra lewa burta babor 28
29 port tack bâbord amures Backbordbug mure a sinistra Amurado a babor 29
30 pull taut raidir Tensar 30
31 reach largue Largo 31
32 reaching au largue Navegar a un largo 32
33 roll rouler rollen rollio Balanceo 33
34 round up lofer Rodear 34
35 run vent arrière Empopada 35
36 running vent arrière Navegar de empopada 36
37 running before the wind au portant Navegar a favor del viento 37
38 sailing points zeilrichtingen allures kurse andature kursy wzgledem wiatru rumbos 38
39 sheet in tirer dichter holen Cazar 39
40 sheet out détendre Segel Ãffnen Largar 40
41 sounding sondage sonoro Sonda 41
42 stand on maintenir sa route Mantener el rumbo 42
43 starboard stuurboord tribord steuerbord dritta prawa burta estribor 43
44 starboard tack tribord amures Steuerbordbug mure a dritta Amurado a estribor 44
45 steer for mettre le cap sur Gobernar hacia 45
46 tack (direction) overstag gaan virer de bord, amure wenden virare robic zwrot przez sztag virar 46
47 tack (zig-zag) (op)kruisen louvoyer Dar (hacer) bordos 47
48 tighten (rope) raidir tendere Tensar 48
49 under way, to be courir sur son erre (Estar) en ruta 49
50 underwater onder water sous-marin unterwasser sott'acqua Bajo el agua / Sumergido 50
51 upwind voor de wind au vent am Wind/gegen den Wind sopravento Contra el viento 51
52 weigh anchor anker lichten appareiler Levar ancla 52
53 windward loefzijd au vent de A barlovento de 53
windward of aan de loefzijde van
54 yaw, while sailing van koers veranderen embardée Guiñar 54
yaw, when anchored gieren