the boat

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  • A Boat is a watercraft of a large range of types and sizes, but generally smaller than a ship, which is distinguished by its larger size, shape, cargo or passenger capacity, or its ability to carry boats.
  • Small Boats are typically found on inland waterways such as rivers and lakes, or in protected coastal areas.
  • However, some Boats, such as the whaleboat, were intended for use in an offshore environment.
  • In modern naval terms, a Boat is a vessel small enough to be carried aboard a ship.
  • Anomalous definitions exist, as lake freighters 1,000 feet long on the Great Lakes are called"boats".
  • Canoes have been used since prehistoric times and remain in use throughout the world for transportation, fishing, and sport.
  • Fishing boats vary widely in style partly to match local conditions.
  • Pleasure craft used in recreational boating include ski Boats, pontoon boats, and sailboats.
  • House boats may be used for vacationing or long-term residence.
  • Lighters are used to convey cargo to and from large ships unable to get close to shore.
  • Lifeboats have rescue and safety functions.

Vocabulary

the rowing boat
die Barke, das Boot
the boat, the ship
das Schiff
the boat, the ship
das Boot, das Schiff
the riverboat
to make a boat trip