More toward the center of a vessel, inside;.

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IRON WIND

Inboard engines.

PROPELLER

An arrangement which consists of hub and number of blades mounted on a rigid shaft protruding from the hull of a vessel, usually driven by an inboard motor.

FIXED PROPELLER

A propeller mounted on a rigid shaft protruding from the hull of a vessel, usually driven by an inboard motor; steering must be done using a rudder. See also outboard motor and sterndrive.

LONGITUDINALS

Fore-and-aft structural shape or plate members attached to the underside of decks, flats, or to the inner bottom, or on the inboard side of the shell plating.

MOLDED BEAM

The maximum breadth of a hull measured between the inboard surfaces of the side shell plating of flush-plated ships

BITTER END

The inboard end of a ship's anchor chain that is secured in the chain locker

TUMBLEHOME

Inboard slope of a ships side above the designed waterline

BITTER

The inboard end of an anchor cable secured to the bitt, or below decks, to some strong structural member.

BITTER-END

The inboard end of an anchor cable secured to the bitt, or below decks, to some strong structural member.

GAMMONING

Securing lashings for the inboard end of a bow sprit.

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