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TACK

Sport DictionaryMaritime Terms
A rope to confine the foremost lower corners of the courses and staysails, when the wind crosses the ship's course obliquely. The part of a sail to which the tack is usually fastened. The reach to the starboard or port of the wind in beating.
Sport DictionaryNautical Nomenclature
the front, lower corner of the sail, also course with the wind coming from the side of the boat, also to change course by turning into the wind so that the wind comes from the other side of the boat
Sport DictionaryWindsurfing Dictionary
The corner of the sail at the bottom of the mast.
Sport Dictionary
See also: G , T.&E. , O N , KEEL-HAUL, TO , NASCO

 

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