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BOAT: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "boat"

 

BOAT:

Show a boat with your hands.  Move it forward and down twice as if showing the movement of a boat.
 

 

 


 

To sign "cruise" instead of "boat" move the hands further forward.

CRUISE / "Travel by boat."

Move the sign forward about 16 centimeters.

 


 

To show a BOAT with sails you could sign:

 

 

 

 

 


 

If you wanted to convey the concept of a ferry boat you could sign:

 

 

 

 

 


 

Sample sentence: E-L-A-I-N-E DON'T WANT GO BOATING. WHY? SHE AFRAID WATER.

 

 


Notes:  See: WATER

TRAVEL
RIVER

OCEAN

SWIM

SUMMER

SUN




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