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Lazarette

Lazarette – A small stowage locker at the aft end of a boat.

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Lazyjacks

Lazyjacks – A network of cordage rigged to a point on the mast and to a series of points on either side of the boom that cradles and guides the sail onto the boom when the sail is lowered.

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League

League – A unit of length, normally equal to three nautical miles.

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Lee side

Lee side –  The side of a ship sheltered from the wind (cf. weather side).

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Leeway

Leeway – The amount that a ship is blown leeward by the wind. See also weatherly.

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