- A light rowing boat used chiefly for carrying passengers.
- A skif (a light rowing boat or sculling boat, typically for one person).
- Any of certain kinds of half-decked commercial boats,various barges, fishing vessels, etc., used locally in England.
- A sailing boat with a gaff rig, traditionally used to haul cargo in East Anglia.
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I thought I had this one in the bag but the term, 'Wherry', refers to many other different vessels other than the large sailing type that remain on the Norfolk Broads.
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