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athwartship

[ə′thwȯrt‚ship]
(naval architecture)
Perpendicular to the fore and aft centerline of a ship.

athwartship

A direction at right angles to the longitudinal axis of an aircraft.
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Initial information shows the carbon rig to be similar to the earlier boat with fixed bowsprit for asymmetric spinnakers and the jib is controlled by athwartships tracks.
In the starboard cabin the double berth is athwartships, but you can order a longitudinal double with a cutout for easy access.