canoe parts defined on a diagram

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by PGalbe, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. PGalbe Senior Member

    English
  2. sdpc Junior Member

    French
  3. jetset

    jetset Senior Member

    France\Nice
    French
  4. PGalbe Senior Member

    English
    It is great but the terms are completely different. I have le barrot = thwart; les plat-bords = gunwale; le couple / les membrures = ribs; le gainage / le paroi contrainte = sheathing or shell; le proue = prow; la poupe = stern.
     
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  5. sdpc Junior Member

    French
    i'm really sorry!
    i thought some words would be the same, but apparently they're not!
    actually i thought kayak was a kind of canoe, since in french we say "canoe kayak", but i must say i'm not an expert on the subject!
     

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