Quarter boat

Related to Quarter boat: jolly boat
(Naut.) a boat hung at a vessel's quarter.
- R. H. Dana, Jr.

See also: Quarter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A club spokesman said: "In the final, the team had a great start and were a quarter boat's length ahead of the two other boats.
The spinnaker is set on a retracting bowsprit which remains retracted at the start to aid in manoeuvring and to allow design 801 to start with the jib luff a quarter boat length ahead of her competitors for a substantial advantage.
He previously served as the Quarter Boat Utility Lead Foreman on the MSU.