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A fine strip of paint around the hull of a yacht which divides the antifouling (see fouling) paint below the waterline from the paint on the topsides. The boottop is usually painted in a colour which ...
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M. V. Angel

The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
321 words

Any surface placed in the ocean soon gains a cover of bacteria, algae and seaweeds, and animals such as barnacles...

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