Boating Glossary of Terms

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outboard bracket
Support device for mounting outboard engines that extends aft of the transom.
outboard motor
Internal combustion engine mounted at the transom that incorporates motor, driveshaft and propeller.
outdrive
The lower unit of a stern-drive motor that houses the drive gears and to which the propeller fastens.
outrigger
Poles designed to spread out fishing lines and keep them from tangling while trolling.
overboard
Over the side of a boat and into the water.