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feluccaclick to hear

A Mediterranean boat of ancient times that was propelled by a sail or an oar; it is still found today on the Nile.
felucca mast rudder lateen yard

mast click to hear

Tall pole that is sometimes slightly inclined; it supports the lateen yard.

rudder click to hear

Submerged component that pivots on a vertical axle and is used to steer the boat.

lateen yard click to hear

Long inclined pole that is supported by the mast and rigged with a triangular sail.