|1) Rudder - It steers the boat
2) Tiller - It is a stick attached to the rudder to move it
3) Hiking Stick (aka Tiller Extension) - A stick that attaches to the tiller. It is what you hold on to and move side to side to turn the boat.
4) Centerboard - A large board that goes through the hull
5) Mast - A large metal pole that holds up the sails
6) Boom - A metal pole that attaches to the mast
7) Main Sail - The large sail
8) Jib Sail - The smaller sail in front
9) Main Halyard - The line that hoists (pulls up) and holds the main sail
10) Jib Halyard - The line that hoists (pulls up) holds the jib sail.
11) Outhaul - A line that pulls & holds the main sail along the length of the boom
12) Main Sheet - A line that goes from the mast to the middle of the boat. It is used by the sailor to control the main sail.
13) Boom Vang - A line that attaches between the mast and the boom. It holds the down boom at the right height.
|14) Downhaul - A line that keeps the main sail tight along the mast
15) Jib Sheets - Lines that attach to the jib in order for the sailor to control them.
16) Battens - Hard sticks sewn into the sail to help the sail keep a nice shape
17) Hull - The body of the boat. It is typically made of fiberglass
18) Forestay - A metal wire that attaches to the front of the boat. It helps keep the mast upright.
19) Shroud - A metal wire that attaches to the side of the boat. It helps to keep the mast upright
20) Main Head - The top part of the main sail
21) Main Luff - The front edge of the main sail, the part of the main sail that attaches to the mast
22) Main Tack - The front corner of the main sail
23) Main Foot - The bottom part of the main sail
24) Clew - The back corner of the main sail
25) Main Leech - The back edge of the main sail
26) Jib Head - The top part of the jib sail
27) Jib Luff - The front edge of the jib sail
28) Jib Tack - The front corner of the jib sail
29) Jib Leech - The back edge of the jib sail