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couta

(ˈkuːtə)
n
(Nautical Terms) Austral a type of traditional wooden sailing boat, originally used for fishing. Also called: couta boat
[C20: from barracouta]
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The move plans to create a festival vibe by hosting plenty of on-shore and on-water activities such as the interactive Discover Sailing days, big screens showcasing the high action live racing and the annual Mercedes Benz Couta Boat Challenge.
The Non-Spinnaker Division winner was the 'Couta boat Cariad, skippered by Mick Morris, which won Sunday's second race around Lion Island after another 'Couta boat, Tenacity (Justus Veeneklaas) won Saturday's race.
The Classic Non-Spinnaker Division winner was a boat with a truly Australian name--Gumleaf, skippered by Orion Alderton, second place going to Phil Kinsella's Sylvia, a replica of a Queenscliff 'couta boat of the early 1900s.