Sentences and phrases with the word abaft

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When a mainsail was set up in the correct place abaft the genoa, the strain on the headsail sheet was observed to rise considerably.
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Dropping down abaft the bridge, the first thing to come into view was the funnel.
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The first of two hatches to the control room section is immediately abaft the sail, being the main access into the boat.
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The carpenter had turned the capstan just abaft the mainmast into a perfectly acceptable desk.
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It's when the breeze comes from the side, and slightly abaft of abeam, that a vessel can achieve its fastest point of sail.
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The swell was either just abaft or on the beam and at night you couldn't see it.
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According to the dictionary, abaft can be used adverbially or prepositionally.
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A built-in motor bracket cuts cockpit noise and adds security in big seas from abaft.
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With six months' stores, she draws twenty-two foot nine, abaft.
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Terry looked abaft himself and saw that the fearsome man had indeed gone.
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The blizzard made it impossible to see anything abaft of the bridge.
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With this security he had established as his right a caboose abaft the funnel in the midships Bofors gunshield where the gun had been removed.
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In those experiments the different models used had varying lengths of parallel middle body distributed equally forward and abaft the midship section.
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Examples from Classical Literature
I turned to tompion, who was standing abaft near the helmsman.
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Mr Culpepper was abaft, walking by himself, when Bob went up and accosted him.
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The fore and main tops are sent up from abaft, and the mizzen from forward.
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If it is just abaft the windlass, it will be convenient in case you wish to slip your cable.
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At that time we did not know how far we might be abaft the Cape 9of Good Hope.
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At night I see the two hold a sort of a collogue abaft the wheel, when I was on my trick at the helm.
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At night I see the two hold a sort of collogue abaft the wheel, when I was on my trick at the helm.
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The figuration of the main hatch showed a small square, and there was a companion or hatch-cover abaft the mainmast.
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He pitched us some breakfast, but he told us not to come abaft the midship compass.
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I had them all ready, and went to my desk in my room, just abaft the pilot-house, for them.
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There was a capstan just abaft the mainmast, and here the men assembled.
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The sound came from abaft his beam and his disquietude increased.
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Belay the binnacle and part the ship's periwig abaft the main-mast!
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Up with your helm, abaft there, and let her go off square before the wind!
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Like the Wave Knight class ships, these vessels can also perform unreps and are capable of refuelling abeam and abaft.
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Luxury starts from abaft, and is not wholly lost, even at the fore-peak.
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On these days you could make out that ship at a great distance by the multi-coloured grotesque riot going on abaft her mizzen mast.
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A spar abaft the fore and main mast, for hoisting the trysail.
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