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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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Elsewhere in the hull there's room for a 2-4-metre dinghy to be stored partially deflated athwartships in the optional transom garage, which it shares with the liferaft.
Interestingly, a cut-out in the coachroof means athwartships jib cars are used, allowing greater tuning, and the deep cockpit with benches plus raised coachroof (for keeping watch) gives good protection offshore.
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.