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  • 1 Beam (nautical) — The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point, or at the mid point of its length. Generally speaking, the wider the beam of a ship (or boat), the more initial stability it has, at expense of reserve stability in the event of a capsize,… …

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  • 2 Watercraft rowing — Rowing in the Amstel River by a student rowing club. Watercraft rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water. The difference between paddling and rowing is that with rowing the oars have a mechanical connection… …

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  • 3 Coastal and offshore rowing — Not to be confused with Ocean rowing which involves crossing entire oceans. A Cornish pilot gig, a six crew boat returning from a race at Falmouth in Cornwall. Coastal and offshore rowing is a type of rowing performed at sea. Due to the harsher… …

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  • 4 bank — I. n. 1. Mound, knoll, rising ground, heap, pile, tumulus, dike. 2. Shore, brim, brink, margin, marge, border, bound, rim, rivage. 3. Shoal, shallow, bar, sandbank, syrtis. 4. Bench, thwart, beam, rowing beam. 5. Row, tier, course. 6. Banking… …

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  • 5 China at the 2008 Summer Olympics — China at the Olympic Games Flag of the P …

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  • 6 Dragon boat — This article is about Dragon boats and racing. For the festivals and holidays associated with dragon boats, see Duanwu Festival. Dragon boat Traditional Chinese 龍舟 Simplified Chinese 龙舟 …

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  • 7 Cyber Troopers Virtual-On Oratorio Tangram — Developer(s) Sega AM3 Sega AM2 (XBLA port) Publisher(s) …

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  • 8 Mexico at the 2011 Pan American Games — Mexico at the Pan American Games Flag of Mexico …

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  • 9 ship — shipless, adj. shiplessly, adv. /ship/, n., v., shipped, shipping. n. 1. a vessel, esp. a large oceangoing one propelled by sails or engines. 2. Naut. a. a sailing vessel square rigged on all of three or more masts, having jibs, staysails, and a… …

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  • 10 Chronological summary of the 2008 Summer Olympics — For the medal count, see 2008 Summer Olympics medal table. 2008 Summer Olympics Bid process Venues Marketing Concerns and controversies Torch relay (route) Opening ceremony (flag bearers) Medal table (medalists) …

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  • 11 Glossary of nautical terms — This is a glossary of nautical terms; some remain current, many date from the 17th 19th century. See also Wiktionary s nautical terms, Category:Nautical terms, and Nautical metaphors in English. Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

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  • 12 Cuba at the 2011 Pan American Games — Cuba at the Pan American Games Flag of Cuba …

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  • 13 Soviet Union at the 1980 Summer Olympics — Infobox Olympics Soviet Union games=1980 Summer competitors=514 sports=21 flagbearer=Nikolay Balboshin gold=80 silver=69 bronze=46 total=195 rank=1The Soviet Union (USSR) was the host nation of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.MedalistsThe USSR …

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  • 14 Romania at the 2004 Summer Olympics — Infobox Olympics Romania games=2004 Summer competitors=108 (50 men and 58 women) sports=16 flagbearer=Elisabeta Lipă gold=8 silver=5 bronze=6 total=19 rank=14Romania competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.Romania s sports in… …

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  • 15 naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …

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  • 16 China at the 2010 Asian Games — China at the 16th Asian Games F …

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  • 17 Great Britain at the 2004 Summer Olympics — Infobox Olympics Great Britain games=2004 Summer competitors=271 sports=22 flagbearer=Kate Howey (opening) Kelly Holmes (closing) gold=9 silver=9 bronze=12 total=30 rank=10Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the name under which the United… …

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  • 18 Romania at the 1988 Summer Olympics — Infobox Olympics Romania games=1988 Summer oldcode=ROM competitors= sports= flagbearer= gold=7 silver=11 bronze=6 total=24 rank=8Romania competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea.Medalists Gold*Paula Ivan mdash; Athletics, Women s 1500 …

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  • 19 Czech Republic at the 2008 Summer Olympics — Czech Republic at the Olympic Games Flag of the Czech Republic – …

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  • 20 Boating — For more details on this topic, see Yachting. Yachts are recreational boats Boating is the leisurely activity of travelling by boat, or the recreational use of a boat whether powerboats, sailboats, or man powered vessels (such as rowing and… …

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