A rope used to haul out the clew of a boom sail or the tack of a jib.
More example sentences
- It's the one the sheet is attached to on a foresail, and the one the outhaul is attached to on the main.
- I started to give the outhaul a good yank to get the foot of the main tight and the damned thing came off in my hand along with a piece of the sail containing the clew.
Definition of outhaul in:
- The British & World English dictionary