reaching

  1. accomplishment of an objective
  2. move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense
  3. be in communication with, establish communication with
  4. to gain with effort
  5. to extend as far as
  6. place into the hands or custody of
  7. to exert much effort or energy

Reaching

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Reach
Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/reaching/

reaching

Any point of sail were the wind comes from the side of the boat.
Found on http://www.diy-wood-boat.com/Boating-terms.html

Reaching

Sailing with the sail eased.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21453

Reaching

Sailing across the wind
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Reaching

Sailing across the wind, with the wind on the side of the boat.
Found on http://www.seadercraft.com/sailing_glossary.html

Reaching

Sailing across the wind
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Reaching

All angles against the wind that are not beating or dead downwind. A close reach has the wind forward of abeam; a beam reach is when the wind is perpendicular to the boat; and a broach reach is when the wind is aft of abeam.
Found on http://www.mmsn.org/resources/glossary.html
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