Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Re: This curious nautical language
The guy is the line that runs to the spinnaker pole. What were ya'll thinking it was?!?
Lot's of lines run to the spinnaker pole. Technically, you're thinking of the brace aren't you??
Certainly whatever it is you're meaning by "blow the guy" isn't in any old-time nautical language list I've ever seen - it doesn't even sound
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