Behind; toward the stern from; as, abaft the wheelhouse.
Toward the stern; aft; as, to go abaft.
Towards the stem of a vessel.
When one point on a boat is aft of the other, it is said to be abaft
Behind, toward a vessel's stern.
Behind you when you are facing forward.
Towards the stern (rear) of the ship.
at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; "stow the luggage aft"; "ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft"; "the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about"
On the after side of. Further towards the stern.
Toward the rear of the boat, behind the boat.
A point beyond the midpoint of a ships length, towards the rear or stern.
Toward the rear (stern) of the boat. Behind.
behind or farther aft; astern or toward the stern.
means in the direction toward the stern.
Towards the stern (" to go abaft")
A direction toward the stern.
Behind or further towards the stern, behind the boat
"Behind, or nearer the stern." (Underhill, 1978)
Further aft. Towards or nearer the stern
Towards the stern of the boat.
At or toward the rear of the ship.
Behind or towards the rear.
behind or aft of, toward the stern
Prep. Towards the stern. E.g., the mizzen mast is abaft the main mast.
Toward the rear (stern) of the boat. Aft
Abaft is a nautical expression indicating a point that is behind a given part of a boat or ship. For example, "abaft the funnel" means behind the ship's funnel. (If not qualified, abaft means "behind the mid-point of a ship or group of ships".)