Monday, 23 January 2012

The Boaters Alphabet (G)

This is one of an occasional series of entries into my blog. The "Boaters Alphabet" today's letter is G and is for the boats Galley.

is for the Galley known to land lubbers the world over as the kitchen. A very important area on the boat. A place where the "assistant lock slave" can be found as she prepares a meal for the crew.  Its a hard life, someone has it to do, today it is her turn.

Put the kettle on my love, now where did I put my slippers.

Gangway - The area of a ship's side where people board and disembark.
Gear - A general term for ropes, blocks, tackle and other equipment.
Grab Rail - Hand-hold fittings mounted on cabin tops and sides for personal safety when moving around the boat.
Gunwale - The upper edge of a boat's sides.


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