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16:01 Oct 25, 2006
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime
French term or phrase: larguer le mouillage
to talk about repairs being done on a boat
nathalie williamson
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1slip moorings
Graham macLachlan


Discussion entries: 1





  

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13 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
slip moorings


Explanation:
untie the boat from the buoy

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Note added at 14 mins (2006-10-25 16:15:59 GMT)
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Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal Awarded to U.S. ...Immediately preparations were underway to slip moorings in order to stand clear of the burning vessel. Engineers were ready below and up forward ...
www.usmm.org/ccdsm.html


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Note added at 15 mins (2006-10-25 16:17:04 GMT)
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Corse - Mouillages organisés de Calvi - [ Translate this page ]Il se fait sur un anneau fixé à la bouée dans lequel le navire passe ses amarres de façon à pouvoir larguer le mouillage facilement et à ne pas endommager ...
www.aae-corse.com/mouillages/periode.html


Graham macLachlan
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Yes, though it's hard to see what this has to do with repairs as such...?
8 mins
  -> true... perhaps it's to do with the equipment over which the moooring line passes: winches, fairleads, cleats and the like
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