Boat terms translated.

KINGFISHER 8

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I saw an ad some time ago for a book of nautical terms and boaty bits all translated into different languages ..... anybody got one? Publisher or any other details please? As usual I jotted down the details on a piece of paper then lost it ... sad when you get old!
 

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There's also this one which I have, published by the Cruising Association:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Yachtsmans-Ten-Language-Dictionary-Portuguese
One more language! Unfortunately not Russian. If I were the type to mention national stereotypes (which generally I'm not) I'd question whether you need Russian yachting terms: don't they leave that stuff to the crew?

The problem with the CA book is that because of the format (which doesn't assume a "base" language) there's no alphabetical index, so you have to remember what all the sections are and correctly guess which section the word you're looking for will be in.
 

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Try Sail.ing by Beard and McKie. Examples:- Current; Tidal flow that carries a boat away from its destination or towards a hazard. Moon; Earth's natural satellite. During periods when it displays a vivid blue colour, sailng conditions are generally favourable. Etc, etc.
 
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