Contributor Level: Deck Hand


What is Aft???


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Contributor Level: Captain

It's the back of the ship....

Contributor Level: Captain

The pointy end of the ship is the bow, the round end or the back of the ship is  aft. Starboard is the right side of the ship and port is the left side while facing the bow.

Contributor Level: Captain

Bow (or Fore) comes before, and Aft comes Afterwards.

Port is Left (4 letters) and starboard is Right. (of course, this is only when facing the front (bow) of the ship.

Contributor Level: Admiral

Yes, it is the back of the ship.

Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Good grief.... are you kidding us?Surprised

Contributor Level: Captain

If only this were the old FV.........Wink


AFT is short for DRAFT.  It's the beer that comes out of the taps.   Bartender, I'll have another aft !


In Northern NJ, aft, is short for "have to" as in I have to go home, becomes, I af-t go home, or my dad will be po'd.  Or, chuck me the ball so I don't af-t kick your a$$.

Contributor Level: Captain

In a British Pub it's a Pont of Aft.

Contributor Level: Captain



Sorry, I was editing

Contributor Level: Captain

Nah... I still had time to edit. Big Smile

Contributor Level: Captain

You go aft you go toward the "stern". The stern isn't the "aft".


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