Definitions for "clew "
Keywords:  aft, sail, corner, mainsail, leech
Clew is a chart plotting program. Connect a GPS to your laptop, load some maps, and watch the dots crawl across the map as you drive, sail, etc. It currently works with maps scanned/photographed into the computer and any GPS with NMEA output.
A lower corner of a square sail, or the after corner of a fore-and-aft sail.
A loop and thimbles at the corner of a sail.
Keywords:  hammock, nettles, winch, haul, bracket
A combination of lines or nettles by which a hammock is suspended.
A ring of metal which is used to join several flying lines or wires to a single pulling wire.
A device, usually steel plate or iron ring, that allows the transition of a number of lines into one.
Keywords:  skipper, indication
An indication from the skipper as to what he might do next.
That which guides or directs one in anything of a doubtful or intricate nature; that which gives a hint in the solution of a mystery.
Keywords:  thread, cord, yarn, ball, guide
A ball of thread, yarn, or cord; also, The thread itself.
To direct; to guide, as by a thread.
a ball of yarn or cord or thread
Keywords:  solve, evidence, problem, helps
evidence that helps to solve a problem
Keywords:  stronger, cable, rope, connects, device
Device that connects several ropes or cables to one, usually stronger, rope or cable.
Keywords:  roll, ball
roll into a ball