Oakum tarred hemp or manila fibers made from old and condemned ropes
which have been picked apart. They were used for caulking the seams of decks and
sides of a wooden ship in order to make them watertight.
Oar- A long shaft with a blade at one end most often used in pairs on on
each side of the boat (rowing)
Oarlock- a fitting (or fulcrum) on a boat that holds the oars in
place while the boat is being rowed.
Garments treated with linseed or other oils for
waterproofing. Also maybe used as a slag for foul weather gear
Old salt -- a very experienced and/or old sailor
or beyond the boat's sides. A detachable engine mounted on a boat's stern.
Outhaul - the line that adjust tension along the foot of the sail along
Outdrive -A propulsion system for boats with an inboard engine operating
an exterior drive, with drive shaft, gears, and propeller; also called
stern-drive and inboard/outboard.
Overboard--Over the side or out of the boat.