Our Baxter & Cicero branded ladies’ canvas cosmetics bag is shown at right in the photo below. This bag is traditionally made of navy blue 100% cotton duck canvas with white piping; the bag stows nicely, looks good, and wears long. It’s also available in other colors to suit you. Cosmetics not included!
Nautical Theme Handbag
For a sailing date, this bag doubles as a small occasional ladies’ nautical theme purse or handbag, too.
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Nautical Terms for the Newbie
It’s good to have a basic understanding of what’s happening onboard, so here is a handy list of basic nautical words for those who have not seen them before.Click for definitions
- A place in which boats moor or dock.
- Left when facing the front. Sidedness does not change based on one’s orientation aboard the vessel. The port side is the same side whether you’re facing forward or aft.
- Right when facing the front, opposite the port side.
- A relative position toward or beyond the starboard side.
- The starboard side passes red buoys to starboard on return.
- The front end of a boat.
- The back end of a boat; opposite the bow.
- The stern leads when the boat moves backwards.
- In the direction beyond the stern.
- When traveling forward, ships leave a wake astern.
- A relative position toward, or beyond the bow; opposite of astern.
- In the direction beyond the bow.
- A relative position toward, or beyond the stern.
- Relatively closer to the stern.
- Please take the fenders aft to the cockpit.
- The rudder is aft of the keel.
- Positioned near the bow.
- Relatively closer to the bow.
- Please take this forward to the forward head.
- A rope or line used to trim (pull in, let out) a sail.
- Please pull in the mainsheet.
- To trim or adjust the sail by manipulating the line that pulls it in.
- Please sheet in the sail.
- The toilet on a boat or ship.
- The protective cushion–like object secured alongside a vessel at dock. NOT
bumpers.Pull these up when underway!