cap, capstan, cat head, cat's paw, chains, chess-tree, clew garnet, club hauling, coaming, conning the ship, cut water,etc...

Slipping the cable

unsplicing it within, a buoy and buoy-rope having been previously affixed to it, to show where the ship has left her anchor.

Lasking course

is when a ship steers in a slanting or oblique direction towards another.

Cat's paw

a light air perceived by its effects on the water, but not durable.