light draft

noun Nautical.
the draft of a vessel at its light displacement.

1865–70 Unabridged
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There are three town landings, all of which are suitable for launching light draft boats and canoes.
These barges will be of light draft, to enable them to navigate the shallow waters of that stream.
There is no vessel at band of sufficiently light draft.
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