A line for restraining the loose centre of a sail while it is furled.
- Max MacLeod made the trip on the Jean de la Lune and found the experience bracing: Let go buntlines and clews!
- Reporter, Claire Moriarty, finds herself all at sea with words such as gallant, buntlines and spanker.
- Then it was clewlines and buntlines and lowering of yards as the topgallant-sails were stripped off.
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