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reaching sails

Dutch translation: halfwinders

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15:07 Oct 31, 2005
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: reaching sails
Bowsprit: This is used to allow larger downwind and reaching sails (spinnakers (3) and gennikers) to be used, compared to if they were simply attached to the end of the bow (2)
Renate van den Bos
Local time: 23:16
Dutch translation:halfwinders
Explanation:
reacher = halfwinder (voor het zeilen bij halve wind)
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Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 23:16
Grading comment
Bedankt!
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3 +2halfwinders
Harry Borsje


  

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halfwinders


Explanation:
reacher = halfwinder (voor het zeilen bij halve wind)


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Harry Borsje
Netherlands
Local time: 23:16
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Bedankt!

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agree  Wouter van Kampen
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agree  xxxmariette: ook wel ballonfok genoemd.
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