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23:54 Nov 13, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: boom vang
Definition from TerraX.org:
Any system used to hold the boom down. This is useful for maintaining proper sail shape, particularly when running or on a broad reach.

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  • But the boom vang has a specific interest: Apart it is increasing the bent of the mast, it allows us to keep a specific profile to the sail when we sheet out and open the angle between the sail and the axis of the boat. University of Hawaii
  • The Wichard boom vang s designed with both jobs in mind. The 4:1 Wichard system utilizes two fiddle blocks to provide the purchase power necessary in a boom vang. wichard-usa.com
  • This is what you get when you order the new boom vang bail from Flying Scot, included are two hammer rivets, the S hook, a twist shackle, and the bail for the boom. sailingtexas.com
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  • 看照片, 主帆桁下装上了boom vang, 可以行驶顺风航向了 - wiki  
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