KudoZ home » English to German » Other

lee sheet

German translation: Leeleine

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
08:28 Jul 5, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: lee sheet
in sailing:

Is a lee sheet the same thing as a lee cloth (Kojensegel)?
Nicole Worbis
Local time: 07:44
German translation:Leeleine
Explanation:
Sheet: - piece of line fastened to the sail and used to position relative to the wind.

http://www.schoonerman.com/sailingterms/

therefor I'd go for Leeleine;

there are two sheets ...Leeleine + Luvleine on each side of the sail

hope it helps
Selected response from:

GUSTL
Local time: 07:44
Grading comment
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
na +2Leeleine
GUSTL


  

Answers


35 mins peer agreement (net): +2
Leeleine


Explanation:
Sheet: - piece of line fastened to the sail and used to position relative to the wind.

http://www.schoonerman.com/sailingterms/

therefor I'd go for Leeleine;

there are two sheets ...Leeleine + Luvleine on each side of the sail

hope it helps


    see above
GUSTL
Local time: 07:44
PRO pts in pair: 92

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Uschi (Ursula) Walke
5 hrs

agree  Manfred Mondt: sail=Segel, sheet=Leine to trim sail
6 hrs
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search