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English translation: rolling boom

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20:37 Apr 7, 2008
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Dutch term or phrase: rolgiek
'Het grootzeil, uitgevoerd met een rolgiek, heeft doorlopende zeillatten zodat het ook in gereefde toestand zijn goede eigenschappen behoudt.'

Ik ben geen zeiler, weet nog net wat een giek is, maar een rolgiek zegt me niets...
Tessa Slingerland
Local time: 23:41
English translation:rolling boom
Explanation:
allows you to shorten/furl the sail inside the boom
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Casey Dovale
Local time: 23:41
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4 +3rolling boom
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rolling boom


Explanation:
allows you to shorten/furl the sail inside the boom


    Reference: http://www.practical-sailor.com/marine/boom-furling-systems....
Casey Dovale
Local time: 23:41
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