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Vessel parts, front view
Beam
Maximum width of a vessel
Freeboard
Distance from water to lowest point of the boat where water could come on board
Draft
Depth of water needed to float a vessel
Propeller
Rotates and powers a boat forward or backward
Keel
Main centerline (backbone) of a vessel or the extension of hull that increases stability in the water