Ships and Boats Pictures List

Here is a list of ship and boats pictures to help you with this vocabulary.

Aquí tienes un listado de imágenes de barcos para ayudarte con este vocabulario.

Activity and sounds by Steven Starry - Profesor en Alcorcón

  Ships and boats:

Vocabulary list of the words above:

· airboat - flat-bottomed boat motored by an airplane propeller used in swamps and shallow waters (aerobote)
· aircraft carrier - warship with a large and flat deck for carrying aircraft  (portaaviones)
· barge - flat-bottomed freight boat (barcaza)
· barque - large old sailing ship with at least three masts (corbeta)
· battleship - Any one of a class of warships of the largest size, carrying the greatest number of weapons and clad with the heaviest armor.  (acorazado)
· brigantine - ship with two masts (bergantín)
· cable ferry - a means of water transportation by which a ferry or other boat is guided and in many cases propelled across a river or other larger body of water by means of cables or chains connected to both shores. (transbordador de cable)
· canoe - light narrow boat propelled by paddles (canoa)
· caravel, carvel - light sailing ship (carabela)
· car ferry (car carrying ferryboat)  - boat which transports automobiles across a body of water (transbordador para coches)
· catamaran - boat with twin hulls placed one beside the other (catamarán)
· coast guard cutter - a Coast Guard Cutter is a vessel  used for protecting United States coasts (nave guardacostas)
· container cargo ship - ship which transports cargo, freighter ship (portacontenedores, barco de mercancías)
· cruiser - a warship larger than a destroyer but smaller than a battleship. (crucero, buque de guerra)
· cruise ship - passenger ship used for pleasure cruises and visits at one or more different ports (barco de crucero)
· destroyer - small warship larger than a frigate, but smaller than a cruiser (destructor)
· dinghy - a small 2-6 meter long utility boat usually carried by a larger vessel (bote)
· dugout canoe - a boat which is basically a hollowed or emptied out tree trunk. (piragüa)
· galleon - a large, multi-decked sailing ship used primarily by the nations of Europe from the 16th to 18th centuries (galeón)
· ferry - boat for crossing a body of water, shuttle (transbordador)
· fireboat - boat equipped to fight fires (barco equipado para combatir incendios)
· fishing trawler - a fishing vessel designed for the purpose of operating a trawl (barco de pesca de arrastre)
· frigate - a small warship smaller than a destroyer (fragata)
· galley - an ancient ship which can be propelled entirely by human oarsmen using oars (galera)
· hospital ship – a ship designated for primary function as a medical treatment facility or hospital (barco hospital)
· houseboat - boat on which people live (casa flotante)
· hovercraft - vehicle which is propelled over land or water by means of powerful fans which blow downward from the vehicle (aerodeslizador)
· hydrofoil - boat equipped with a structure that serves to increase speed by lifting the hull above the water (hidrodeslizador)
· hydroplane racing boat - light motorboat designed to skim above the water at high speeds with only the rear part of its hull touching the water (lancha de carreras)
· icebreaker - boat used to make a passage through ice (rompehielos)
· jet ski - a small self-propelled vehicle for one person resembling a scooter, which skims across water on a flat keel, and is steered by means of handlebars (moto acuática)
· junk - flat-bottomed Chinese sailing ship with square sails (junco, velero chino)
· life raft – a boat designed to save the lives of people in an emergency at sea. (bote salvavidas)
· motor yachts – comfortable boats with motors owned by the rich used for leisure purposes (yate con motor)
· motor boat – boat that runs by an engine and motor (bote a motor)
· paddle boat, pedal boat - a type of boat powered through the use of feet (bote de pedales)
· inflatable raft (whitewater rafting) – a floating structure for travel over water, often made of rubber (bote inchable)
· riverboat - boat used for travelling on rivers (embarcación de río)
· row boat – a small boat propelled using the motion of oars in the water. (bote de remos)
· sailing boat - boat that is propelled by means of a sail or sails (bote de vela)
· sailing yacht - comfortable boats with sails owned by the rich used for leisure purposes (yate de vela)
· schooner - large sailing ship with two or more masts and fore-and-aft sails on each mast (goleta)
· ship of the line – an extremely large type of naval warship with a lot of cannons and broadside gun ports constructed from the 17th century through the mid-19th century (buque de guerra)
· shipwreck - remains of a destroyed ship (naufragio, hundimiento)
· submarine - ship that travels under water (submarino)
· supertanker - very large tanker ship which usually carries fuel, petroleum, etc. (superpetrolero)
· trireme - ancient warship with three rows of oars on each side (trirreme)
· tugboat - small strong boat which tows ships (remolcador)
· viking longship - ships primarily used by the Scandinavian Vikings and the Saxons to raid coastal and inland settlements during the European Middle Ages. (draka, dragón vikingo)
· windsurfer - a board equipped with a sail (tabla de windsurf)

aft – toward the back of a ship (a popa)
aircraft – (any machine capable of flying, such as a glider or aeroplane) aeronave, avión, máquina de volar
anchor (5) - A heavy object attached to a vessel by a cable or rope and cast overboard to keep the vessel in place (ancla)
bridge - an area or room from which the ship can be commanded. (puente de mando)
boat - A relatively small, usually open craft of a size that might be carried aboard a ship. (bote)
bow (7) – forward part of a ship (proa)
bulbous bow (6) - a feature of many modern ship hulls, is a protruding bulb at the bow (or front) below the waterline. (bulbo de proa)
chimney (1) - chimenea
craft - a boat, ship, aircraft, or spacecraft (nave, embarcación)
deck (8) - a floor or level of a ship (cubierta) note: the section of the deck in the picture above is also known as the forecastle
fore-and-aft - parallel with the keel of a ship along the length of a ship from stem to stern (de proa a popa)
freighter - cargo ship, ship which transports cargo (carguero, barco de mercancías)
hull – body of a ship; shell, outer covering (casco del barco)
keel - single beam of wood or steel that runs the length of a boat's bottom (quilla)
leisure - time free from work or other demands and duties, free time (ocio)
mast - long pole above the hull of a ship which supports the rigging and sails (mástil)
oar – see paddle (synonym)
outboard motor - internal-combustion engine that mounts at stern of small boat (motor fuera de borda)
paddle, oar - usually a wooden implement having a blade at one end or sometimes at both ends, used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat (remo)
port (portside) (4) and starboard – left and right side of a ship respectively (a babor y estribor)
propeller (3) - hélice
raft  - any flat floating structure for travel over water  (balsa)
sail - any type of surface intended to generate thrust by being placed in a wind   (vela)
ship - A vessel of considerable size for deep-water navigation. (barco)
spacecraft - a craft capable of traveling in outer space (nave espacial, astronave, vehículo espacial)
stern (2) – rear part of a ship (popa)
superstructure (9) - superestructra
trawl - a type of fishing net that is dragged along the bottom of the sea (or sometimes above the bottom at a specified depth) (red de arrastre)
vessel – any large craft made for navigation on water such as a boat or ship (navío)
watercraft - collective term for vessels and boats; art of sailing, art of boating (barco, embarcación)


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