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Dealing with relatively small, usually open, waterbound craft.

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Boat; Sailboat

To put the spars and related equipment in position so the boat is ready for sailing.


Boat; Sailboat

Equipment used to support the spars and manipulate the sails.

roller reefing

Boat; Sailboat

Equipment that allows the boom to roll thereby furling the sail onto the boom and reducing sail area, especially in heavy weather. Reefing means to decrease sail area by folding ...


Boat; Sailboat

The up and outward curve in the leech of the sail.


Boat; Sailboat

Generally, any stranded or braided cordage.


Boat; Sailboat

Device that steers the boat.

rudder stop

Boat; Sailboat

Device that prevents the rudder from floating up and out of secure it in position.