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ground tackle

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Definition of ground tackle in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The equipment used to anchor or moor a boat or ship.
Example sentences
  • On the small foredeck there is an anchor windlass and anchor storage as well as excellent access for handling ground tackle and bow lines.
  • The foredeck is large enough for sail handling and ground tackle, side decks wide enough for safe passage and the cockpit is large enough to accommodate four adults.
  • The forward cockpit, although small, has plenty of room for handling bow lines and ground tackle.

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