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07:54 Nov 14, 2008
English to Hungarian translations [PRO]
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.

Example sentence(s):
  • 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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5lefeszítő kötél, alba, baumlefeszítő

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lefeszítő kötél, alba, baumlefeszítő

Definition from own experience or research:
Az alsó vitorlarúd lefeszítő kötele. Gyakoribb alakja a baumlefeszítő vagy az alba, de a lefeszítő kötél is használatos.

Example sentence(s):
  • A bumm, vagyis a nagyvitorlarúd megközelítőleg középen van - ez függ adott hajótól, szélerőtől. A bummon elöl található egy lefeszítő kötél, az úgynevezett alba. Tulajdonképpen ez tartja meg a vitorla formáját - amelyben a shott segítségére siethet. - SAILING.HU  
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