English-French Sailing Dictionary
Prof. Ken J. Turner,
University of Stirling,
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English-French dictionary of sailing terms may be useful
to English speakers sailing in French-speaking waters. The
dictionary follows British English, which may differ slightly
in spelling and usage from other English-speaking countries.
It is not claimed to be complete. The author would be grateful
if any errors or omissions were notified to him. In alphabetical
order, Steve Bottomley (electrical engineering terms), Ralph
Bowsfield, Robert Campbell, Laurence Flory, Bernard Gagné,
Lionel Grandin, Ronan Grandin, Malcolm Perrins (a big thank
you!), Frank Singleton (weather
terms), François Uguen, and Jean Vaury
(a big thank you!) kindly commented on and contributed to
The dictionary represents independent work
by the author over several years. There are other unconnected
- A French-English Dictionary of Sailing has
been published commercially by Josse Schoonheyt (Les Editions
du Phare Ouest, PO Box 674, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
- The Marine
Encyclopaedia provides English and French translations
of sailing terms.
See also the equivalent French-English
Terms are listed in alphabetical order.
The following conventions are used:
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The terms are in three groups:
Certain of the principal translations appear
in the following figure; in some cases there are alternative
This dictionary is offered in good faith.
However, the author does not vouch for the accuracy of the
translations and does not accept responsibility for any
errors or omissions. Consult an authoritative source if
an accurate translation is required. The author retains
the copyright in this dictionary, but grants free use for
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