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  1. 1. Sailing Yacht Terminology
  2. 2. If you have just had your first outing on a sailing yacht and are bemused by some of the names that all the different ropes are called? Well here is a quick explanation as to why rope is not just called rope! Rope is generally the term used for the raw material used to make the lines that we use on board a sailing yacht. Wherever a rope has a purpose or use, it is called a line and every single line that has a job to do will have its own name!
  3. 3. Running Rigging This refers to all the moveable lines that are used to pull up and adjust the sails. The rope that runs up the mast to pull up the mainsail is called the halyard and to bring the sail down the line is called the downhaul
  4. 4. This refers to all the moveable lines that are used to pull up and adjust the sails. The rope that runs up the mast to pull up the mainsail is called the halyard and to bring the sail down the line is called the downhaul Standing Rigging
  5. 5. The lines that are used when you are tying up to a jetty or pontoon are often called docklines or warps There only a couple of examples of lines that are actually called ropes on a yacht; a bolt rope a line which can be attached to the edge of a sail or even a bell rope used to ring a ships bell! Mooring up
  6. 6. The lines that are used when you are tying up to a jetty or pontoon are often called docklines or warps There only a couple of examples of lines that are actually called ropes on a yacht; a bolt rope a line which can be attached to the edge of a sail or even a bell rope used to ring a ships bell! Mooring up

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