SCHOONER TERMS
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Bail - Ironrod partially circling the boom to which sheet block is attached  2.To remove water from a boat, as with a bucket or a pump.

Block - A pulley used to gain mechanical advantage, They   may have a wood or metal case with one or more sheaves.

  1. Shell outside of the Block
  2. Sheave what the ropes on
  3. Eye Where the block can be attached.


Tackle -Combination of blocks use with lines to make a purchase used to move heavy objects.

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