Boat - A hole in the water into which you throw money. Small boats make small holes.
Clench - To rivet a nail fastening two or more pieces of timber together. The inner end of the nail is peened down over a washer known as a roove or rove or burr.
Gunwale - The longitudnal member strengthening the heads of frames and the sheer.
Sheer - The sweeping curve of the top of the top plank or strake.
Strake - A plank that runs the length of a hull.