Definition

A small waterborne vessel; as opposed to a larger "ship"

Related Images

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Gunning skiff with Shallow draft for negotiating shallow waters; a sprit rig for more sail space without requiring tall mast.
Image ID: 1299
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Wooden rowboat with two thwarts (transverse seats).
Image ID: 2080

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Various watercraft in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, August 2008
Image ID: 2108


Related Documents:

http://beatl.barnard.columbia.edu/beatldb/file_dir/maritime/lecture/boats.htm
http://beatl.barnard.columbia.edu/beatldb/file_dir/maritime/lecture/08boats2.htm

Record ID: 301