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Casting off vocabulary

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palihomi's version from 2017-09-25 13:05

Line-handling commands:

Hold: aguantar
Check: chequear
Ease: largar de a poco
Slack: largar
Take-in: subir espias
Cast-off: largar espias
Avast: mantener la espia
Heave around: soltar la espia

 

Ground tackle:

 

Bit: BITA
Chock: GATERA
Cleat: CORNAMUSA
Bullnose: PANAMEÑA
Hawse pipe: ESCOBEN
Chain CADENA
Turnbuckle: TENSOR.
Gypsy head: TAMBOR DE FUERZA
Capstan: CABRESTANTE
Detachable link: ESLABON DE PATENTE
Chain marking: MARCA DE CADENA
Anchor: ANCLA
Chain stopper: ESTOPOR
Pelican hook: GANCHO PELICANO
Wildcat: LANCHA RECOGE ESPIA
Anchor brake: FRENO DEL ANCLA
Anchor buoy: BOYARIN

 

Mooring vocabulary:

 

Mooring line: LINEA DE AMARRE
Breast line: TRAVES
Forward spring line: LARGO DE PROA
After spring line: Keeps the ship from moving forward.
Bow head line: Line that runs through the bullnose.
Stern line: Runs through stern chock and holds the stern in.
Storm line/wire: Extra line used in storms to add extra strength to the ship’s moore.
Tattletale line: Lets you know when the lines safe working load has been reached.
Round turn: Complete turn around a bitt.
Figure eight turn: Line put on bitts in a figure eight fashion to secure mooring line.
Dip the eye: Second eye is led through first eye and put on the bitt.
Single up: Putting out first line or bringing in second line.
Double up: Putting out second line.
Heavy strain: Line is tight and poping.
Moderate strain: To the point of just being taught.
Light strain: No strain on the line at all.
Frap: Wrapping mooring line snuggly with small stuff holding the lines together.
Rat guards: RATONERAS
Chafing gear: Canvas wrapped around the area of line where the rat guards is placed.
Rat-tail stopper: Line used to hold the mooring line while it is being secured to bitts.
Safe working load (swl): Where the line stretches to a certain point /any farther may cause injury.