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Celeste

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Argentina, Spanish
English and Spanish Terms

http://home.mindspring.com/~pipe.smokin.guy/ (Glossary of nautical terms with many useful links compiled for WR by Paul Keene – includes terms relating to all things maritime, including sailing, marine insurance, in English Spanish, German, French and Swedish).
http://www.deporteselglobo.com/shipacronyms/MNzz.htm (English ship acronyms with English and Spanish meanings).
http://www.canalmar.com/diccionario/...io-nautico.asp
(Spanish marine terms alphabetically sorted, often with an English translation. Also has an English to Spanish search function, and the marine knot section shows how the knots are formed).
http://www.histarmar.com.ar/
(a large collection of marine links in Spanish, some of which give translations to English, French and Italian here is one such link)

English Only Terms

http://ports.co.za/maritime-terms.php
(Quite a comprehensive set of English maritime terms relating to ports and ships).
http://www.goddesscruise.com/SailingTerms.html
(Glossary of sailing terms in English, with sketches of sails and main parts of sailboat).
http://www.overseasmaritime.com/ports/
(English listing of ports of the world).
http://www.kindlyrat.bravepages.com/SailRigs.html
(English description with sketches of types of sail rigs).

Spanish Only Terms

http://www.libreriadenautica.com/diccionario_nautico.html
(Comprehensive glossary of nautical terms in Spanish with many interesting links in left column).
http://www.escueladenautica.com/diccionario.html#o
(Comprehensive glossary of nautical terms in Spanish – very similar to above glossary, but with different links in left column).
http://www.armada.cl/p4_armada_port/site/edic/base/port/tradicion_historia.html
(Interesting historical links, flags, and a maritime glossary search function in Spanish).
http://personales.larural.es/mhuesca/DICCI.HTM
(Vocabulary of nautical terms in Spanish).

sails
This link gives good explanations and a sketch of sails on square rigged vessels:
http://sailing-ships.oktett.net/square-rigging.html
 
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