on a run

French translation: vent arrière

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English term or phrase:on a run
French translation:vent arrière
Entered by: Solen Fillatre

07:00 Sep 16, 2011
English to French translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: on a run
About sailors' abilities
I can sail close hauled, on a close reach, beam reach, broad reach, and ***on a run***

Also the title of a game is "on the run" but I'm not sure if this is the same expression or if it just means "en fuite" to illustrate the move.
Solen Fillatre
France
Local time: 23:57
vent arrière
Explanation:
Autre allure.
Plus souvent appelé "running downwind", mais c'est la même chose.
Ici le marin maîtrise toutes les allures.

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Note added at 12 mins (2011-09-16 07:12:52 GMT)
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En français on dit parfois "courir vent arrière"; comme les anglais finalement.
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rodolpheT
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Local time: 23:57
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vent arrière


Explanation:
Autre allure.
Plus souvent appelé "running downwind", mais c'est la même chose.
Ici le marin maîtrise toutes les allures.

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Note added at 12 mins (2011-09-16 07:12:52 GMT)
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En français on dit parfois "courir vent arrière"; comme les anglais finalement.


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Points_of_sail
    Reference: http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allure_(marine)
rodolpheT
France
Local time: 23:57
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