Meaning port tack
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port tack


sailing with the wind blowing onto the port side and with the mainsail on the starboard side
Source: nationalgeographic.com

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port tack


Sailing with the wind blowing onto the port side and the mainsail on the starboard side.
Source: mmsn.org

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port tack


A sailboat is on port tack when the mainsail is on the starboard side (the wind will usually, but not always, be on her port side); as in: When we're on a port tack we must give way to starboard [..]
Source: schoolofsailing.net

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port tack


 Sailing with the wind coming over the port side of the vessel.
Source: apsltd.com

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port tack


When sailing with the wind coming from the port side of the vessel. Must give way to boats on starboard tack
Source: cruisertips.com

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port tack


sailing with the wind coming from the port side, with the boom on the starboard side. On a sailboard, your left hand will be your front hand.
Source: photographers1.com

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port tack


Sailing with the wind coming from the port side, with the boom on the starboard side.
Source: marinewaypoints.com

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port tack


when you have the wind on your port side. The left side on the boat looking forward is the port side and red is the color for port. (….there’s a little bit of port left in the bottle)
Source: discoversailing.org.au

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port tack


When sailing with the wind coming from the port side of the vessel. Must give way to boats on starboard tack.
Source: boatrepairandmaintenance.com

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