A rope used for hauling out a sail upon a spar; -- opposite of inhaul.
A line used to haul the clew of the sail out to the end of the boom
Line or device used to tension the foot of a sail.
A method used by erectors for assembling a member which is beyond the reach of the boom of the derrick. It consists in placing a pulley block ahead of the member beyond the derrick and doubling back the lead line to the hoisting engine.
a line used to tension the foot of a mainsail
A line used to control the shape of a sail.
The line used to haul the lower outer corner of a fore-and-aft sail out to stretch it along a boom; on the jib the corner in question is the tack, and on the mainsail it's the clew. (Underhill)
The line that attaches to the clew of the mainsail at the aft end of the boom to tension the foot, or bottom half of the sail.
a line that adjusts the tension on the foot of the mainsail
Line that us used to attach the sail to the end of the boom. Uphaul. (1) Pull the sail out of the water. (2) The line that sailors use to pull the sail out of the water.
A tackle or small wire reel winch used to pull the lower rear corner of a sail aft along a boom.
line used to pull out the foot of a sail usually a line or tackle, an outhaul is used to pull the clew of the mainsail towards the end of the boom, thus tightening the foot of the sail.
A device located on the aft part of the boom, used to secure the clew, so that the foot is kept tense. In sail measurements, the longest reach of the mainsail along the mast.
the line that adjusts the tension along the foot of the sail across the boom
An adjuster that tensions the sail's foot.
A line used to tension the foot of a sail, to maintain efficient sail shape.
The adjustment which moves the clew of the mainsail fore and aft along the boom; controls foot tension. A primary control of sail fullness. [ see mainsail drawing] The mainsail hoist. [ see drawing
string or other arrangement controlling how tightly lower edge ( foot) of sail is stretched along boom. Controls curve ( camber) in sail
A control line that adjusts tension along the bottom (foot) of the sail.
line used to apply tension on the foot of a sail, used to maintain proper sail shape.
An outhaul is a line which is part of the running rigging of a sailboat, which is used to extend a sail, and control the shape of the curve of the foot of the sail. It runs from the clew (the back corner of the sail) to the end of the boom. The line is pulled taut to the appropriate tension (to provide the desired shape to the foot), and then secured to a cleat on the boom.