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Clinker-built   Listen

Having overlapping hull planks.  Synonyms: clincher-built, lap-strake, lap-straked, lap-streak, lap-streaked.

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"Clinker-built" Quotes from Famous Books

... island, and just at that moment the sail-boat came in sight. The Champion—for that was her name—was classed among the swiftest sailers about Lawrence; in fact, there was no sloop that could beat her. She was a clinker-built boat, about seventeen feet long, and her breadth of beam—that is, the distance across her from one side to the other—was great compared with her length. She was rigged like Frank's boat, having one mast and carrying a mainsail and jib; but as her sails were considerably ...
— Frank, the Young Naturalist • Harry Castlemon

Words linked to "Clinker-built" :   lap-streaked, ship, carvel-built, lap-straked

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