Definitions for "Fore and aft"
Keywords:  stern, keel, bow, ship, lengthways
Respectively, the front and back of the ship; together they refer to the entire ship
Anything that runs from the bow to the stern or vice versa. Something in line with the centreline of a vessel.
used of anything fixed longitudinally between bow and stern.
Keywords:  castle, expressions, parts
Expressions Fore castle Parts
Keywords:  vessel, parallel, entire, center, front
The direction on a vessel parallel to the center line.
Front and back of the vessel, refers to the entire vessel.
Keywords:  boat, length, along, running
Running along the length of the boat.