bok

English translation: crutch/crotch

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Swedish term or phrase:bok
English translation:crutch/crotch
Entered by: SafeTex

06:58 Jun 12, 2018
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
Swedish term or phrase: bok
Hello

Nytt storsegel då nya mast och ***bok*** är lite större beställs från TUSS Sails

I'm not even close to finding this and begin to wonder if it's a typo but "bom" has the boat has already been fitted with a new boom (bom) in the same year so it can't be that

Thanks
SafeTex
France
Local time: 11:02
crutch
Explanation:
I think this is a misspelling of 'bock', which ashore can translate as trestle.
In a yacht, when you furl the mainsail into the boom, you can rest the after end of the boom in a support, variously known as a crutch, mitchboard, trestle etc.
See ref 1, under boom.
See ref 2, sixth image to see what it looks like.
Regret I cannot find a Scandinavian reference.
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Michael Ellis
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:02
Grading comment
super answer and I've added a second alternative to the glossary which I found thanks to this answer.
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crutch


Explanation:
I think this is a misspelling of 'bock', which ashore can translate as trestle.
In a yacht, when you furl the mainsail into the boom, you can rest the after end of the boom in a support, variously known as a crutch, mitchboard, trestle etc.
See ref 1, under boom.
See ref 2, sixth image to see what it looks like.
Regret I cannot find a Scandinavian reference.


    https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=aMF8CgAAQBAJ&pg=PT44&lpg=PT44&dq=Yacht+Boom+trestle&source=bl&ots=djbHIhY3pB&sig=c1MR3y_4BDdFiI9ckYVGSDt
    Reference: http://www.wayfarer-international.org/WIC/Cruise.Logs/2009Ki...
Michael Ellis
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Local time: 10:02
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Grading comment
super answer and I've added a second alternative to the glossary which I found thanks to this answer.
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