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Starboard is the nautical name for the right side of a vessel to an observer facing forward. The word derives from Italian questa borda “this side” which was abbreviated to sta boarda and eventually anglicized to starboard. [1] see also larboard


  1. Smyth, W. H. (William Henry), 1788-1865 Admiral. The Sailor's Word~Book. Blackie and Son, Paternoster Row, 1867 Reprinted by Algrove Publishing Limited Almonte, ON Canada 2004. ISBN 1-897030-05-3

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