1.1 (also boom vang) A fitting used to pull a boat’s boom down and help control the shape of the sail.
More example sentences
- In heavy air, you need to pull in the boom vang a little more, and in super heavy air, really crank it.
- There is a tendency for the boom vang to be pulled on too hard when sailing downwind.
- Ease the traveler all the way and adjust the boom vang to control leech tension.
Definition of vang in:
- The US English dictionary