The rope at the bow of a rowboat, yawl, or skiff used for mooring purposes. Sometimes a stern painter is used as well. Men employed to paint a steamboat are called paintermen.

Phyllis Dale Travel recommends ...
For river cruises, train journeys and other leisure travel, domestic or international, contact our favorite travel agent, Phyllis Dale. She has the experience you need when planning a vacation.
Note: Phyllis does not book day excursions.
donations welcome