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08:27 Jul 5, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: knockdown
in sailing:

knockdown
Nicole Worbis
Local time: 13:39
German translation:Knockdown
Explanation:
simply Knockdown in German (sailing jargon = Umkippen)

for example:


Die Erkenntnis, nach dem überstandenen Knockdown ohne fremde Hilfe in den Mast klettern zu müssen, weil sonst das Segel nicht zu bergen und die nächste Katastrophe unvermeidlich ist, könnte dem Skipper in einer solchen Situation den Rest geben
http://www.yacht.de/archiv/181200.html
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Local time: 13:39
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22 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Knockdown


Explanation:
simply Knockdown in German (sailing jargon = Umkippen)

for example:


Die Erkenntnis, nach dem überstandenen Knockdown ohne fremde Hilfe in den Mast klettern zu müssen, weil sonst das Segel nicht zu bergen und die nächste Katastrophe unvermeidlich ist, könnte dem Skipper in einer solchen Situation den Rest geben
http://www.yacht.de/archiv/181200.html


    see above
GUSTL
Local time: 13:39
PRO pts in pair: 92

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