A harbour used to provide shelter from a storm. 'harbor of refuge'


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SAFE HARBOUR

A harbour which provides safety from bad weather

BOOM (NAVIGATIONAL BARRIER)

A floating barrier to control navigation into and out of rivers and harbours.

ROADSTEAD

A sheltered area outside a harbour where a ship can lie safe at anchor, also known as a roads.

PILOT

A Navigator, specially knowledgeable person qualified to navigate a vessel through difficult waters, e.g. harbour pilot etc.

MOORING_BERTH

A location in a port or harbour used specifically for mooring vessels while not at sea.

SAFE HAVEN

A safe harbour, including natural harbours, which provide safety from bad weather or attack.

IHMA

International Harbour Masters Association

MANEUVERING SPEED

A vessel ́s reduced rate of speed in restricted waters such as fairways, harbours, etc.

HARBOUR

Protected waterway suitable for vessel mooring.

AHULL

1. lying broadside to the sea. 2. to ride out a storm with no sails and helm held to leeward.

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