Acronym for Free Alongside Ship. The merchandise is delivered when it is placed by the seller next to the ship at the agreed port of shipment. All costs and risks of loss or damage to the merchandise are the responsibility of the buyer from that moment on. This incoterm requires the seller to clear the merchandise through customs for export.

Any recurring aspect of a periodic phenomenon such as: new moon, high tide, increased speed, etc.

Determined instant of a periodic function expressed in angular measurements and considered from the moment of its maximum value until covering a complete period of 360 °.

The high and low tide points of a harmonic component have a phase value of 0 ° and 180 °, respectively.

Boat used to transport people, cars, trains and goods between riparian ports of a large river or a strait.

Ship specially built for the transport from one bank to another of a river, narrow or between few distant ports, of: people, goods, cars, etc. For this, the deck of this boat has one or more tracks that can be attached at their ends to tracks that can be attached at their ends to land tracks, at the time of boarding or disembarking.

The distance that the wind and waves travel unimpeded. At Cape Horn, a wave may have traveled 10,000 miles without encountering any obstructions.

The thread, the edge, the direction line of a thing. On the edge of the road, on the edge of the wind.

Each of the fibers or fine strands that make up the base of a rope or cable.

Impelling a boat in shallow places, supporting a pole against the bottom from the bow and coming towards the stern as it advances or, rather, marking the pace at the same point until the stern reaches the place where the bow was , at the beginning of the task.

Harpoon with three, five or more teeth generally used from the boat, for fishing large fish.

Wave or wave one or all the sails of a rig, being at the edge of the wind.

Ollao located a few centimeters above the clew of the Marconi sail, which serves to eliminate the pocket cut that it has near the foot.

In large sailboats, the lines that are tied horizontally between the shrouds are called this way to go up to the arbor.