Work a Traverse. To reduce the various courses and distances sailed to the resultant changes in latitude and longitude.
Working Days. Those days on which it is customary to work in the given port, the length of the day being the customary number of hours. A 'working day of 24 hours' would be three working days in a port at which it was customary to work eight hours a day.
Working Foresail. Fore and aft foresail whose sheet rides on a horse.
Working Gear. Gear or clothing in general use. Sails used when working to windward.