Definition

Sailing with apparent wind at right angle to the boat; with wind from the starboard side, it makes for a starboard beam reach; from the port, a port beam reach

Related Images

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Image ID: 864
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Various sailing positions of a boat with respect to its bearing and the direction of the wind
Image ID: 1618

Record ID: 84