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English translation: aloft

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Italian term or phrase:a riva (vele)
English translation:aloft
Entered by: kringle
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15:14 Dec 5, 2003
Italian to English translations [PRO]
/ Sailing, sails, yachts, boat terms
Italian term or phrase: a riva
..per poi prendere parte alla Millenium Cup ottenendo buoni risultati anche grazie alla resa delle vele xyz che ha a riva. - a regatta yacht and in particular her special kind of sails
kringle
Local time: 11:46
aloft
Explanation:
vuol dire issate sull'albero, messe su, spiegate al vento

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Note added at 9 mins (2003-12-05 15:24:09 GMT)
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Get ready to set your sails for quaint and cozy. SAILS ALOFT! This snug oceanside cottage is the perfect harbor for a family vacation.

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Note added at 12 mins (2003-12-05 15:27:13 GMT)
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. SAILS ALOFT. SAILS ALOFT

With her mizzen top already gone and her sails aloft having received severe punishment, Victory breaks through the line behind the French flagship Bucentaure ...

Soon they will sail out on the lake, their masts raised and their sails aloft. ...

... They were coming in slightly to starboard as the Hurricane tacked into the wind and each sported a spider-web of rigging holding far more sails aloft than the ...
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Gian
Italy
Local time: 11:46
Grading comment
okay you can stop now... No seriously, the promptest of quick answers - you've saved my bacon on this one, you know what it's like with Friday pm deadlines...
thanks a million sailor - SUE
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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aloft


Explanation:
vuol dire issate sull'albero, messe su, spiegate al vento

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Note added at 9 mins (2003-12-05 15:24:09 GMT)
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Get ready to set your sails for quaint and cozy. SAILS ALOFT! This snug oceanside cottage is the perfect harbor for a family vacation.

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Note added at 12 mins (2003-12-05 15:27:13 GMT)
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. SAILS ALOFT. SAILS ALOFT

With her mizzen top already gone and her sails aloft having received severe punishment, Victory breaks through the line behind the French flagship Bucentaure ...

Soon they will sail out on the lake, their masts raised and their sails aloft. ...

... They were coming in slightly to starboard as the Hurricane tacked into the wind and each sported a spider-web of rigging holding far more sails aloft than the ...


Gian
Italy
Local time: 11:46
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 5390
Grading comment
okay you can stop now... No seriously, the promptest of quick answers - you've saved my bacon on this one, you know what it's like with Friday pm deadlines...
thanks a million sailor - SUE
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