Toward the rear of the boat.
Weight, either fixed or movable, added to a boat to affect its trim.
Horizontal surface or deck of a boat where the helm is located.
Horizontal surface in a boat. Uppermost deck of a boat forming the "roof" of a hull is sometimes referred to as a cap.
The back of a boat.
Measurement of the width of the boat.
Enclosed portion inside the boat and below the sole.
The front of a boat.
Platform attached to the stern or transom of the boat to which an outboard motor is attached. In some parts of the world, this is also known as a Pod.
A partition or wall inside the boat.
The angle formed between horizontal and the bottom of the boat. Most often discussed at the Transom, Midships, and Entry point.
Theory of flotation that states that the boat will float at the point where it displaces its own weight in water.
The distance down from the waterline to the deepest point of the boat
The central longitudinal structural member of a boat located in the bottom.
The vertical line midway between the forward and aft ends of the waterline
Longitudinal structure running down the sides of the jig. The ribbands force the plywood into the proper location in between the stations. [sometimes called 'battens'] The plywood is glued to the ribbands in some designs but not all. This is a decision by the designer.
Dimensions or specifications of materials used to build a boat.
Drains in a sole or deck to direct excess water overboard.
Upward sloping sections of the gunwale toward the bow
Structural member that creates a gluing surface between the sides and the deck in a cold-mold boat (Also known as Sheer Clamp)
Horizontal surface of a boat on which you stand or walk
Right side of a boat
Upright portion of the hull at the bow.
Longitudinal surfaces protruding from the bottom of the boat designed to provide additional lift and directional stability
Longitudinal internal member in boat that adds stiffness and may facilitate the mounting of further internal structures
Rearmost surface of the boat
The balance of the boat when floating in the water or underway
Adjustable appendages, usually at the transom, that alter the boat's angle of attack
Inward curve of boat's sides above the waterline. Aesthetic characteristic of a Carolina boat's after sections
Area of the surface of the boat that is in contact with the water