Glossary



Term Definition
fore 1. The front part of a ship. 2. In the direction of or toward the bow.
forecastle The section of the upper deck of a ship located at the bow forward of the foremast.
forefoot The bottom of the bow, where the stem curves into the keel.
foremast The forward-most mast on a sailing vessel with two or more masts.
forestay A line supporting a mast, running from the bowsprit or foredeck of a boat to the upper part of the mast.
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