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Chine (Chine Log)

The junction of the side and bottom planking or the member backing this junction. Also the line of intersection of the bottom with the side of a vee or flat bottomed vessel.

Double Chine - Having an additional planking junction between the chine and the sheer, giving the hull a more rounded look.

Hard Chine- Having a distinct bottom/side planking junction as opposed to a rounded curve.

Multi-chine - Having one or more additional planking junctions between the chine and the sheer.
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