From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- Navigation : Techniques for determining one's own position, a feasible course to be taken to a desired new position, and journeying on that course
- Seamanship : Add brief definition or description
- Wind : The movement of air produced by a change in heat on the earth's surface.
- Olympic sailing : Add brief definition or description
- Australia II : A 12-metre class yacht, and the first successful challenger for the America's Cup after 132 years, at the New York Yacht Club in 1983.
- Reliance (yacht) : Winner of the 1903 America's Cup.
Age of sail
- Warship (sail) : Warships dependent on wind, manipulated by sails, for propulsion
- Ship of the line : A major sailing warship, intended to fight in fleet actions (i.e., in line of battle)
- Frigate (sail) : A fast, moderately heavily gunned sailing warship, with enough firepower to overcome slower vessels and enough speed to outrun more powerful ships; used on independent operations and scouting; cf. cruiser
- Sloop-of-war : A light sailing warship, with a single gun deck and light cannon, typically used for patrols and scouting where contact with larger warships was not expected; commanding officer usually a commander (naval) but sometimes a junior captain; WWII sloops were ocean escorts
- HMS Victory : Add brief definition or description
- USS Constitution : Add brief definition or description