rubbing strake

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A piece of half-rounded timber or rubber which runs the length of a small vessel or dinghy. It runs on either side just below the gunwale to act as a permanent fender and protect the side of the boat when coming, or lying, alongside.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

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