The term fore means forward which is where the word comes from. is often used to describe somethings position in the boat i.e. in the fore part as opposed to the aft part. Foresail and forestay are other examples.
By SailingQuiz October 2019 Category: Sailing Terms
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Definition of the nautical phrase "Fore".