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Puz­zle no.253

Boating NZ - - Contents - BY PAM HUT­TON

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1. Re­verse _____ knot – use­ful for join­ing dif­fer­ent types of fish­ing line (8) 6. Sail close to wind (4) 8. Wind rope back on it­self to make nau­ti­cal knot (4) 9. Loot of pi­rates and ship­wrecks! (8) 10. Fish bait scat­tered on wa­ter (6) 11. Deep dish from which seafood chow­der might be served (6) 12. _____ hole – hole in deck that an­chor cable passes through (5) 14. Type of oar (5) 16. Stor­age con­tainer com­monly used in ships in by­gone times (6) 19. Route of boat race (6) 21. Most re­cent pre­vi­ous win­ner com­pet­ing in next Amer­ica’s Cup, eg (8) 22. Curved tim­ber at bow of ship (4) 23. Cir­cles that are spliced or tied on ends of lines (4) 24. Syn­thetic rub­ber used for wet­suits (8)

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2. _____-footed sail – this de­scribes head­sail that is not at­tached to boom (5) 3. Very small waves on sur­face of sea (7) 4. Full of courage and de­ter­mi­na­tion - like sailor in rough con­di­tions (5) 5. Ap­ply pro­tec­tive coat­ing to boat fit­tings, eg (5) 6. Class of sail­ing boat (5) 7. NZ ma­rine an­i­mal in photo (3,4) 13. Akarana Sail­ing _____ – Auck­land-based sail­ing school for kids (7) 15. Large leisure mo­tor yacht with pas­sen­ger ac­com­mo­da­tion (7) 17. Smells like caught fish left in sun (5) 18. Heav­ily weighed down with 19 Down (5) 19. Goods car­ried on ship (5) 20. _____ post –up­right sup­port to which boat rud­der is at­tached (5)

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