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RABBET to RAISING a purchase

RAKE to RATES

RATES to To REEVE

RECKONING to RHOMB-LINE
RECKONING
REFITTING
REIGNING-WINDS
RELIEVING-TACKLES
RENDERING
RENDEZVOUS
REPAIR
REPRISE
RETREAT
RHOMB-LINE

RIBBANDS to RIGGING-OUT a boom

RIGHTING to ROBANDS, or ROPE BANDS

ROGUES-YARN to ROUND-HOUSE

ROUNDING to ROYAL

RUDDER to RUNNING-RIGGING


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REIGNING-WINDS

REIGNING-WINDS, a name given to the winds which usually prevail on any particular coast or region, the knowledge of which is essentially necessary to every pilot who is charged with the navigation in those seas.


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