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Old 17 July 2009, 04:01   #1
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Thwarts

What are thwarts used for
Sorry to ask a probably stupid question
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Old 17 July 2009, 04:20   #2
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Sitting on, it's the boaty term for a seat.
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I only sit on mine to row but as I lay on the floor it makes a fab arm rest. Well worth it. Cheers
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A thwart is a board type seat which runs from one side to the other as in a dinghy or a punt type rowing boat.
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main reason for a thwart was to stop or THWART [old norse word for stop across,]brace a wooden boats sides caving in if they were not decked ,but they could be also used as a seat ,mart
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A thwart is a board type seat which runs from one side to the other as in a dinghy or a punt type rowing boat.
Or you can get inflatable Thwart's, very over priced tho
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It's a very sore wart.
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