An unauthoritative story (a tall story).

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Gossip, usually about other people or events. The term scuttlebutt evolved from the name of a keg containing water and alcohol that sailors used to gather about before meals.

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Scavenging

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SD

Single Decker

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SDR

Special Drawing Rights

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Summer Deadweight

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Sea

(1) A body of salt water. A very large body of fresh water. (2) The condition of the water around a boat. Heavy seas for example.

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A drogue or drag device to slow down a boat, hold its bow into the sea in heavy weather, and reduce the boat's drift downwind.

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A drag (drogue) thrown over to keep a vessel to the wind and sea.

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Assault upon a seaman, by Master, while at sea.

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Ship's boat kept ready for immediate lowering while at sea. When used for life-saving, it was called an "accident boat" or lifeboat.

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Cool air pulled ashore by rising thermal air currents caused by the air inland rising as the land heats up

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The last buoy as a boat heads to sea.

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Master of a sea-going vessel. Certificated officer competent and qualified to be master of a sea-going vessel.

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A sailor's trunk; the intake between the ship's side and a sea valve.

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Old and experienced seaman.

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An old sailor.

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Capable of going to sea.

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A boat that is comfortable in rough weather.

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Nautical name for an argumentative person.

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