forestay


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an adjustable stay from the foremast to the deck or bowsprit

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WE'D had very strong winds and been making good progress, but just as the boat was luffing up there was a horrendous bang - one of the forestays snapped.
Formalities and lifejacket fitting over, six identical white 32-footers quacked out in a line to find out the difference between the forestay and the bilge.
Melville's irony is as perfect as it is painful, a hand passing slowly and repeatedly through the pillar of fire that was at once the figment and forestay of the American imagination in its adopted wilderness.
There's a second forestay with furling reacher, and all sailing functions are carried out from the helm by one set of winches.
Day 93 Forestay between mast top and bow of boat fails.
Current AmberPoint Systems Integrator partners include: BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cap Gemini subsidiary Sogeti, CSC, Forestay, Freedom Open Source Solutions, IBM Global Services, Lockheed Martin, Merlin and Northrop Grumman, among others.
Once the backstay was free, I released the inner forestay, and forestay.
Fidelity Investments, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, General Services Administration, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, HP, Hitachi Consulting, Hurwitz & Associates, ICW Group, Integration Consortium, Insurance Corp.
There is also an inner forestay for staysails, ideal for long-distance cruising, and a hydraulically driven headsail furling system for easy sailing.
Unfortunately, we broke our forestay toward the end of the regatta when we were winning the race on the second beat and forced us to count our worst result.
Fidelity Investments, Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, General Services Administration, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, HP, Hitachi Consulting, Hurwitz & Associates, ICW Group, Integration Consortium, Interoperability Clearinghouse, iWay Software, Kohl's Department Stores, Lake Trail Partners, LLC, MAKE Technologies Inc.
Fidelity Investments, Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, General Services Administration, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Consulting, Hurwitz & Associates, Integration Consortium, Interoperability Clearinghouse, iWay Software, Kohl's Department Stores, Lake Trail Partners, LLC, MAKE Technologies Inc.
That brings the TP52 fleet into focus and their frontrunners: Paul Clitheroe's overall winner from last year Balance, Sam Haynes' Celestial, Matt Allen's Ichi Ban, Peter Wrigley and Andrew Kearnan's Koa, which is a past winner of the Rolex Middle Sea Race but retired early in last year's Hobart race with steering damage, the West Australian TP52 M3, which is the former Calm and which also retired last year, with a broken forestay and Brenton Fischer's highly successful Ragamuffin (his grandfather and Race stalwart, Syd, has pulled the pin).
Evans Data Corporation, Fidelity Investments, Forestay, LLC, Fraunhofer FOKUS, H2O GmbH, Helm Solutions Group, Hitachi Consulting, iWay Software, Lake Trail Partners, LLC, MAKE Technologies Inc.