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reef-tackle

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A tackle which is hooked into the reef-cringle of a square sail to hoist it up to the yard for reefing. They are also used to pull fore-and-aft-rigged sails down to the boom for reefing.

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reef-tackle

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A tackle which is hooked into the reef-cringle of a square sail to hoist it up to the yard for reefing. They are also used to pull fore-and-aft-rigged sails down to the boom for reefing.

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reef-tackle

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 36 words.

a tackle which is hooked into the reef-cringle of a square sail to hoist it up to the yard for

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bee blocks

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Wooden swells on each side of the after end of a boom of a small vessel such as an old-fashioned smack or yacht. It has sheaves through which the leech reef pendants, or reefing tackle,...

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Future-proofing marine protected area networks for cold water coral reefs

E. L. Jackson, A. J. Davies, K. L. Howell, P. J. Kershaw and J. M. Hall-Spencer.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 5850 words.

Ideally, networks of marine protected areas should be designed with consideration for future changes. We examine how this could be tackled using the example of cold-water coral reefs which...

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cringle

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A short piece of rope worked grommet fashion into the bolt-rope of a sail and containing a metal thimble. In the days of sail they were used to hook in the tack and sheet tackles when they...

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seamanship

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

In its widest sense, is the whole art of taking a ship from one place to another at sea. It is an amalgam of all the arts of designing a ship and its motive power, whether sail, steam...

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Climate Change Communication in Japan

Midori Aoyagi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 7477 words.

Climate change communication in Japan is characterized by governmental campaigns for carbon dioxide emission reduction and mass media coverage of international events on climate change...

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