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A winch used for raising the leeboard which has a barrel fir pulling in the staysail sheets.



Related Terms

PAWLS

Iron fingers that click into notches in the barrel on a winch to prevent roll-back.

BARREL

A unit of liquid volume of petroleum oils equal to 42 U.S. gallons or approximately 35 Imperial gallons.

WINDLASS

The winch used to raise a ship's anchor

STAYSAIL

A sail whose luff is attached to a forestay.

HANK

Series of rings or clips for attaching a jib or staysail to a stay.

LEEBOARD

Wood or metal planes attached to hull to prevent leeway

WHIPPING

Means of fixing a fibre rope so that the strands will not unravel. On wire rope it is called seize or wrap. Used tape or light wire. Can braze end of wire if going through drum or winch and take wire off.

WINCH

A device used to increase hauling power when handling mooring ropes, raising or trimming sails etc.

LEEBOARD IRON

The iron bar that run from the mainmast case to the head of each leeboard, which they support.

BARREL

The cylindrical portion of a firetube boiler shell that surrounds the tubes.

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