"a fair curve": when building a boat a " fair" line is one that is smooth as it can be as it follows the path it takes around the hull of a boat. A line that is fair is free of extraneous bumps or hollows.
the strake (plank) immediately adjacent to the keel in a traditional wooden boat.
(the first plank on)
Scaling boat design prints to full scale patterns through complex mathematics to assure accuracy of curves
Curved piece of wood forming a brace between the side and transom of a small wooden boat. On a Bevin's Skiff, these pieces are functional and decorative.