Cross­word

Boating NZ - - Contents - BY PAM HUT­TON

Across

8. _____ sheer – when sheer curves down to­wards bow and stern of boat (7) 9. Take ves­sel out of ser­vice for re­pairs etc (3,2) 10. Large sails that are cross be­tween spin­naker and genoa (9) 11. This keeps things lu­bri­cated on boat (3) 12. Yacht _____ – groups of fel­low sailors! (5) 14. _____ fish - small shark caught for eat­ing (5) 16. Pin­cer-like claw of crab (5) 17. Sud­den large sea wave (5) 19. ___ in – en­ter port or har­bour (3) 21. Part of boat in photo (6,3) 24. Word that stands for let­ter T in ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tion (5) 25. Nar­row strip of land with sea on both sides (7)

Down

1. Wind ____ – re­sis­tance ex­erted on sail (4) 2. US out­board mo­tor man­u­fac­turer (8) 3. Type of Malaysian boat with large tri­an­gu­lar sail and out­rig­ger (4) 4. _____ seas – all oceans of world (5) 5. Ex­pe­ri­enced sailors (3,5) 6. Novice sailor, eg (4) 7. Sump­tu­ous lux­ury of in­te­rior of su­pery­acht (8) 12. Spa­ces for peo­ple at helms of small yachts (8) 13. Tall thin float­ing marker (4,4) 15. Re­lat­ing to sea and sea­far­ing (8) 18. Old nau­ti­cal word mean­ing “im­me­di­ately at full speed” (5) 20. Ves­sel’s fuel con­tainer (4) 22. Th­ese are used in com­mer­cial fish­ing (4) 23. ____ pull con­trols – used to ma­noeu­vre boat (4)

Puz­zle no.254

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