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{adj: shipshape, trim, well-kept} of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
"even the barn was shipshape"
"a trim little sailboat"

{adj: snug} well and tightly constructed
"a snug house"
"a snug little sailboat"

{n: catamaran} a sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck

{n: catboat} a sailboat with a single mast set far forward

{n: centerboard, centreboard, drop keel, sliding keel} a retractable fin keel used on sailboats to prevent drifting to leeward

{n: daggerboard} a removable centerboard on a small sailboat that can be lowered into the water to serve as a keel

{n: dolphin striker, martingale} spar under the bowsprit of a sailboat

{n: sailboat, sailing boat} a small sailing vessel; usually with a single mast

{n: sailing} riding in a sailboat

{n: trimaran} a fast sailboat with 3 parallel hulls

{v: float, drift, be adrift, blow} be in motion due to some air or water current
"The leaves were blowing in the wind"
"the boat drifted on the lake"
"The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"
"the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"

{v: reef} lower and bring partially inboard
"reef the sailboat's mast"

{v: right} put in or restore to an upright position
"They righted the sailboat that had capsized"


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