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Puz­zle no.251

Boating NZ - - Contents - BY PAM HUT­TON

Across

7. Con­trol line used to ad­just ten­sion along foot of sail (7) 9. Small shrimp-like plank­tonic marine crus­taceans (5) 10. _____ sheets to the wind - phrase of nau­ti­cal ori­gin mean­ing drunk (5) 11. _____ hitch – nau­ti­cal knot in photo (7) 12. Shape of bow of ves­sel as it moves through sea (5) 14. Call _____ – these are used for ID in marine ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tion (5) 16. Im­por­tant nav­i­ga­tional direc­tion (5) 18. Quan­tity of fish reeled in dur­ing boat trip (5) 20. Saved boat­ies from dan­ger­ous sit­u­a­tion (7) 21. Word that stands for let­ter R in marine ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tion (5) 23. Full steam _____ –skip­per’s or­der for max­i­mum speed (5) 24. Beat ri­val con­clu­sively in boat race, eg (7)

Down

1. _____ Spars – NZ marine de­sign and man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pany (8) 2. Take all rea­son­able mea­sures to en­sure this on board boat (6) 3. 2 Down de­vice used to sig­nal need for help in boat­ing emer­gency (5) 4. Well honed sail­ing abil­i­ties (6) 5. _____ __ an­chor – float­ing about, but not go­ing far! (6,2) 6. ____ of con­ve­nience – this shows ves­sel is reg­is­tered in for­eign coun­try (4) 8. Sub­stance used in tra­di­tional process of caulk­ing boat seams (3) 13. Bow _____ – propul­sion de­vice on ves­sel used for ac­cu­rate ma­noeu­vring (8) 15. Fore- and aft-rigged ves­sel with two or more masts (8) 17. Wooden sup­ports at ei­ther side of top­mast (6) 18. Nick­name for gurnard (6) 19. Pre­pares lat­est is­sue of Boat­ing New Zealand mag­a­zine for pub­li­ca­tion (5) 20. Rules of the ____ – in­ter­na­tional reg­u­la­tions for prevent­ing col­li­sions at sea (4) 22. ___-of-war – his­tor­i­cal armed sail­ing ship (3)

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