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jib sheet

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Definition of jib sheet in English:

noun

Sailing
A rope by which a jib is trimmed.
Example sentences
  • He must have let go the main sheet and reached over and grabbed the main halyard instead of the jib sheet and didn't even know what he'd done.
  • In all conditions the jib sheet in a tack could be trimmed and cleated without the help of a winch.
  • Set your weather jib sheet so that the clew of the jib falls directly over the middle of the seat.

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