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Blocks and tackle for hoisting a boat onto its davits.



Related Terms

PARBUCKLE

A hoisting method using a strop of rope fastened to the boat with the two ends passed down and around the object in the water and back up to the hauling point- hence mechanical advantage is achieved.

BURTON

A small hoisting tackle with two blocks, usually a single block and a double block, with a hook block in the running part of the rope.

CRAMPOON SEE CRAMPON. CRANE

A hoisting machine with a power-operated inclined or horizontal boom and lifting tackle for moving loads vertically and horizontally.

FORECASTLE

The raised part of the forward end of a ship's deck. It is used for the storing paints, tackle, deck stores, tarpaulins, ropes, etc.

BOARDING SPEED

The speed of a vessel adjusted to that of a pilot boat at which the pilot can safely embark

STAND CLEAR

To keep a boat away from the vessel

TUG

A boat equiped with powerful engines for towing or pushing large ships or barges

BUMBOAT

A private boat selling goods.

FOOTBOAT

A barges boat or dinghy.

SLEEPING BERTH

A bed or sleeping accommodation on a boat or ship.

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