What does "Quarter" mean?

Today it means: The portion of a vessel between beam and stern.

From 90 degrees at the beam to 180 degrees at the stern of a vessel is know as its quarter. Each side of the vessel within those areas is then known as port and a starboard quarter.

See also: Quarters  and: Beat to quarters 

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              

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