The foremost sail; a triangular shaped foresail forward of the foremast.
A crane with a jib which may be rotated by turning gear and adjusted in the vertical plane.
A rope net to catch the jib when it is lowered.
The lines that lead from the clew of the jib to the cockpit and are used to control the jib.
The stay that the jib is hoisted on. Usually the headstay.
A small jib set high on the headstay of a double headsail rig.
A triangular topsail set above the mainsail in a gaff-rigged vessel.
The act of decoying a ship ashore by means of false lights.
The headstay on which jibs are hoisted
A method of lowering the sail in sections so that it can be reefed quickly.
After mast on a schooner or sailing ship carrying a spanker; usually the fourth mast of a five or six masted schooner.
Nickname for a ship's cooper.
Joint Industry Project
Abbreviation for "Just In Time." In this method of inventory control, warehousing is minimal or nonexistent; the container is the movable warehouse and must arrive "just in time;" not too early nor too late.
Joint Maritime Information System
A dealer in shares prior to the event known as Big Bang in October 1986. Jobbers dealt with.
A spar used to prevent the spinnaker guy from fouling on the stanchions.
in folklore, a name for fire.
Typically a bank or brokerage account in the names of two (or more) people. Arrangements can be.
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