Type
Word Search
Description

boats
vessel
wave
wind
treenail
beach
Sailing
Timber
Wharf
Schooner

The Beach Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

bay
beach
beachball
bikini
boardwalk
boat
coast
coral
cove
crab
currents
dive
dock
fish
fishing
gull
hat
hermit crab
holiday
ice cream
island
jellyfish
kelp
lagoon
lake
lifeguard
longboard
mussels
ocean
palm tree
pelican
pier
popsicle
reef
relax
sail salt water
sand
sandals
sandbar
sandcastle
scuba
sea
seagull
seashell
seashore
shark
shell
ship
shore
snacks
snorkel
starfish
sun
sunbathe
sunburn
sunglasses
sunscreen
surf surfboard
swim
tan
towel
trip
underwater
volleyball
water
waves
weekend
wet
wharf
yacht

Nautical Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

"Red ______________" NUN
"Green __________" CAN
Left Side of the Boat PORT
Right side of the boat STARBOARD
Front of the boat BOW
Back of the boat STERN
"Red, Right, ___________________" RETURNING
Positioning the boat with the wind directly in front of you (3W) INTO THE WIND
Running with wind directly behind you DOWNWIND
Sailing with wind directly on your side (2W) BEAM REACH
Sailing with wind forward of you at 45 degrees or less (2W) CLOSE HAULED
A Forward Sail JIB
To change sailing direction by swinging the bow thru the wind TACK
To change direction by swinging the stern thru the wind JIBE
A big, colorful forward sail usually used downwind SPINNAKER
I have 2 masts with the shorter one stepped aft of the rudder post or wheel YAWL
Two boats sailing parallel, one closest to the wind WINDWARD
Two boats sailing parallel, one below the other, further from the wind LEEWARD
The "King of Knots" BOWLINE
Knot to stop a rope from running through a block (2W) FIGURE EIGHT
Best way to attach a fender to a rail (3W) TWO HALF HITCHES
What you fasten a dockline to CLEAT
A way to tidy up loose ends of line on a deck and make flat (2W) FLEMISH COIL
Putting away a sail so that it lies back and forth on itself neatly FLAKE
A Type of Visual Distress Signals FLARES
Personal Floatation Device PFD
Color of Port Side Light RED
Color of Starboard Side Light GREEN
Color of Stern Light WHITE
Red flag with a white diagonal stripe indicates what? DIVER DOWN
Air filled bumpers used when docking or rafting up boats FENDERS
Type of Permanent Mooring Anchor MUSHROOM
Another name for a Plow Anchor CQR
Small craft anchor for temporary use GRAPNEL
What you always do to make sure your anchor is set BACKDOWN
Time between tide changes SLACK
Line used for anchoring RODE
Mechanism used in pulling in a sail WINCH
Line used to pull in a sail SHEET
I have 2 to 7 masts with the foremast shorter than the others SCHOONER

PIRATES Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

scuttle
rigging
navigate
booty
convoy
caravel
bandanna
barnacles
lair
flag
sailmaker
schooner
telescope
longship
freebooter
shiver me timbers
island
gold
chart
shipmates
ship
captain
sails
blackbeard
sea
treasure
pirate

Things you might see at the beach Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Something you can't live without water
Absorbent material for drying oneself Towel
Disc for skimming through the air frisbee
"whatever floats your ____" boat
Inflatable part of a tire (two words) inner tube
Likely to be held up in the rain umbrella
"draw a line in the ____" sand
Beach sculpture (two words) sand castle
What surfers ride Waves
Beachcomber's discovery seashell
Seaside scavengers seagulls
High, steep rock faces cliffs
Beach attendant lifeguard
Movement in the water swimming
Angler fisherman
A wharf or pier dock
Fancy pleasure boat yacht
Large, ferocious fish shark

Sailing Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Facing Forward, I am the left side of the boat Port
Facing Forward I am the right side of the boat starbort
Front of the Boat Stern
The boats direction relative to the wind Point of sail
Where you steer the boat helm
Term used when the boat sticks down into the water heeling
Change direction of the boat through facing the stern into the wind tack
An alternate way of changing the direction, not tacking jibbing
Side of the boat closet to the wind windward
The big triangular sail just aft of the sailboat’s mast Mainsail
The next most common sail on any boat, found forward of the mast Jib
Measure of distance in the sea nautical mile
Who is the commander of the ship Captain

100 words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

things
toys
sun
sticks
trucks
plants
trees
sisters
shoes
sheep
songs
planes
fairies
clocks
rings
rain
rabbits
pigs
spiders
friends
mice
teeth
money
tomatoes
men
ants
letters
legs
kittens
houses
horses
bikes
oranges
pizzas
hands
pies
grass
snakes
girls
books
pets
flowers
trains
fish
clouds
feet
lizards
waves
snails
eyes
eggs
ducks
frogs
dolls
wind
dogs
cows
chickens
chairs
corn
children
cats
cars
cakes
dinosaurs
giants
boats
brothers
birds
bells
boys
bears
beds
balls
babies
apples

Boat Basics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Swing or Steer off course Yaw
Moving waves or path boat leaves Wake
To the direction from which wind is coming Windward
Hull bottom shaped of a "V" V Bottom
Fore & aft balance Trim
Stern cross-section Transom
Right angles to the centerline of boat Thwartships
Stern cross-section Transom
Bar or handle for turning rudder Tiller
Rise and fall of water levels Tide
Fill with water but not settle to bottom Swamp
Forward most part of bow Stem
The after part of the boat Stern
Violent wind and rain Squall
Measurement of the water's depth Sounding
Cabin or Saloon floor Sole
Not fastened; to loosen Slack
Direction toward which the current is flowing Set
Boat ready for use Seaworthy
A through hull valve, a shut off SeaCock
Propeller Screw
Art & skills of boat handling Seamanship
Make fast Secure
Drain holes on deck Scuppers
Allow line to feed freely Run
Vertical board for steering boat Rudder
Anchor line or chain Rode
Sides of a boat aft of amidships Quarter
Left side of a boat looking forward Port
Navigation by use of visible references Piloting
Vessel having right-of-way Priveleged
Protection for wharves, piers etc. Piling
Over the side Overboard
Art of conducting a boat from one point to another navigation
One minute of Latitude, App 6070 feet Nauticalmile
Equal distant from bow to stern Midship
A record of courses or operation Log
Rope and cordage used aboard a vessel Line
Sideways movement caused by wind or current Leeway
Direction away from the wind Leeward
A storage space in a boat's stern area Lazarette
Distance north or south of the equator Latitude
Centerline of a boat running fore and aft Keel
A measure of speed Knot
Structure usually projecting out from the shore Jetty
Main body of a vessel Hull
Person who steers the boat Helmsperson
Wheel or tiller controlling the rudder Helm
An opening in a boat's deck Hatch
Kitchen area Galley
Equipment that is jammed or entangled Fouled
Compartment in the bow of a small boat Forepeak
The palm of an anchor Fluke
A distress signal Flare
Six feet Fathom
The depth of water a boat draws Draft
A pier or a wharf Dock
A boat's weight in water Displacement
Horizontal movement of water Current
Small shelter cabin in a boat Cuddy
A line down in circular turns Coil
Opening from which the boat is handled Cockpit
Fittings through which anchor lines are led Chock
Map used by navigators Chart
A fitting to which lines are made fast Cleat
To turn over Capsize
Float used for marking a position on the water Buoy
Forward part of a boat Bow
Hull below the floor boards Bilge
The greatest width of the boat Beam
Opposite of ahead Astern
Above the deck Aloft
Opposite of windward Alee
Toward the stern of the boat AFT
On or within the boat Aboard

Summer Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

water park
wave runner
watermelon
vacation
travel
trunks
tan
swimming
sunscreen
shorts
sea
sailing
sand castle
sandals
road trip
rest
relax
recreation
Popsicle
play
picnic
park
outside
outings
outdoors
ocean
muggy
journey
ice-cream
humidity
hot
holiday
hiking
grass
gardening
frisbee
fresh fruit
flowers
diving
canoeing
camping
boating
bikini
berries
beach
bathingsuit

Coasts word search

Type
Word Search
Description

long shore drift
deposition
transportation
erosion
destructive wave
constructive wave
swash
backwash
managed retreat
beach norishment
rip rap
prevaling wind
hydrolic action
salt marsh
headland
groyne
sea wall
spit
coastline

Coastal landforms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The movement of water from a broken wave as it runs down the beach returning to the ocean backwash
A large powerful storm wave that has a strong backwash destructive wave
The movement of water in a wave as it breaks onto a beach. swash
A gentle backwash that leads to material being deposited on land Constructive wave
The main direction from which the wind blows. Prevailing wind
land jutting out into the sea Peninsula
The process of looking after a coast Coastal management
A large pile of sand at the beach Dune
When a cave erodes through to the other side of the headland Arch
When sand is moved along a beach because of the prevailing wind Longshore drift
A fence like structure built from the beach out into the water to stop longshore drift groyne
What is left when an arch collapses Stack
What is left when a stack collapses Stump
A wall of rocks to prevent coastal erosion Sea wall
A section of the water that can quickly drag a swimmer out to sea rip
A small section of land that juts out into the sea headland
This can help bind sand together and prevent erosion vegetation
visitors to coastal areas are called this tourists