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English Vocabulary Words: Sea Transport

ship

ship

Different types of ships:

  • A cruise ship is a luxury ship used for vacations
  • A battleship is used for attacking in war
  • A cargo ship is used for transporting products

boat

boat

Different types of boats:

  • A motorboat is powered by a motor
  • A sailboat is powered by the wind
  • A rowboat is powered by people pulling in the water with instruments called oars

canoe

They are using oars to move the canoe forward. Also, both are wearing life jackets.
They are using oars to move the canoe forward. Also, both are wearing life jackets.

kayak

With a kayak, a double-sided oar is used.
With a kayak, a double-sided oar is used.

raft

A raft is often inflatable (filled with air)
A raft is often inflatable (filled with air)

jet ski

jetski

submarine

A submarine travels UNDER the water
A submarine travels UNDER the water

anchor

Many ships have an anchor to keep it in the same place in the water
Many ships have an anchor to keep it in the same place in the water

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