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Italian term or phrase:vang
English translation:vang
Entered by: PaoloM
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06:09 May 19, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Italian term or phrase: vang
Nautiterapia:
Esercitazioni pratiche:
Teorie e pratiche a bordo:
Argomenti:
In un week-end di teoria e pratica i partecipanti impareranno il miglior utilizzo di scotte, drizze, tesabase, vang, trasto, carrello, paterazzo ed altre operazioni al fine di ottimizzare.........
Alessandro Miani
Local time: 00:31
vang
Explanation:
a sail control that lets the sailor to move the boom up or down, also called boom vang

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-05-19 06:16:52 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trick_(nautrical_term)
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PaoloM
Local time: 00:31
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
vang


Explanation:
a sail control that lets the sailor to move the boom up or down, also called boom vang

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-05-19 06:16:52 GMT)
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trick_(nautrical_term)

PaoloM
Local time: 00:31
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maurizio Valente: Confermo, con la mia autorità di ex regatante ;-)
18 mins
  -> grazie Maurizio

agree  Daniela Zambrini: anch'io..ma non ex!
58 mins
  -> grazie Daniela
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