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State the measuring standard
Line
Wire rope
Line: Measured in circumference.
Wire rope: Measured in diameter.
difference between three strand and double braid synthetic mooring line
Strength:Double braid is stronger than three strand.
Breaking characteristics: Double braid has higher breaking characteristics.
Durability: Double braid is more durable.
line-handling commands
Hold
Secure the line so it doesn’t allow slippage.
line-handling commands
Check
Let the line surge a little at a time to prevent the line from parting.
line-handling commands
Ease
Let the line out smoothly but keeping it taught
line-handling commands
Slack
To allow a line to run out using hand over hand method keeping it out of the water
line-handling commands
Take-in
Bring the line onboard
line-handling commands
Cast-off
Remove the line from the bitt
line-handling commands
Avast
Hold the line, do not slack or heave around
line-handling commands
Heave around
Pull on the line.
Swing circle
Amount of chain released, distance hawspipe plus ships length
Drag circle
Amount of chain released, distance hawspipe to pelorus
small boat
Sea painter
A line led well forward on the ship to a boat alongside
small boat
Steady lines
Lines used to steady the boat during hoisting and lowering.
small boat
Manropes or monkey lines
safety line made up with a series of overhand or figure eight knots evenly spaced to assist personnel climbing up and down.
State the measuring standard
Line
Wire rope
Line: Measured in circumference.
Wire rope: Measured in diameter.
difference between three strand and double braid synthetic mooring line
Strength:Double braid is stronger than three strand.
Breaking characteristics: Double braid has higher breaking characteristics.
Durability: Double braid is more durable.
line-handling commands
Hold
Secure the line so it doesn’t allow slippage.
line-handling commands
Check
Let the line surge a little at a time to prevent the line from parting.
line-handling commands
Ease
Let the line out smoothly but keeping it taught
line-handling commands
Slack
To allow a line to run out using hand over hand method keeping it out of the water
line-handling commands
Take-in
Bring the line onboard
line-handling commands
Cast-off
Remove the line from the bitt
line-handling commands
Avast
Hold the line, do not slack or heave around
line-handling commands
Heave around
Pull on the line.
Swing circle
Amount of chain released, distance hawspipe plus ships length
Drag circle
Amount of chain released, distance hawspipe to pelorus
small boat
Sea painter
A line led well forward on the ship to a boat alongside
small boat
Steady lines
Lines used to steady the boat during hoisting and lowering.
small boat
Manropes or monkey lines
safety line made up with a series of overhand or figure eight knots evenly spaced to assist personnel climbing up and down.
ground tackle
Bit
Make a lines fast that have been fairled through chocks.
ground tackle
Chock
Smooth surface which mooring lines are led to prevent them from chafing
ground tackle
Cleat
Used for belaying a line or wire
ground tackle
Bullnose
A hole in the bow used for being towed or mooring to a buoy
ground tackle
Hawse pipe
Pipe where the anchor is hawsed
ground tackle
Chain
Hold the ship in place when at anchorage
ground tackle
Turnbuckle
Used on the stopper assembly to secure the anchor
ground tackle
Gypsy head
Used to heave around on the lines and wires
ground tackle
Capstan
Used to heave in on mooring lines and wires
ground tackle
Detachable link
Used to connect links of chain together
ground tackle
Chain marking
Lets you know how much chain you have out on deck
ground tackle
Anchor
Used to hold ships position
ground tackle
Chain stopper
Used to secure the chain and anchor
ground tackle
Pelican hook
Part of the stopper that actually secures the chain
ground tackle
Wildcat
Used for hoisting and controlled lowering of the anchor
Ground tackle
Anchor brake
Keeps the chain from paying out
Ground tackle
Anchor buoy
Identifies where anchor is when at anchor.
marlinespike seamanship
Hawser
Any heavy line or wire used for towing or mooring
marlinespike seamanship
Line
Any rope that is not wire
marlinespike seamanship
Wire
Rope made of metal, used in various ways
marlinespike seamanship
Spring line
Six strands of wire wrapped around a fiber core
marlinespike seamanship
Small stuff
Line 1 ¾ or smaller
marlinespike seamanship
Flemish
Line coiled flat and tight
marlinespike seamanship
Coil
Make a circle with line and pile it on top of itself
marlinespike seamanship
Fake
The act of disposing of line, wire, or chain by laying it out in long, flat bights, alongside the other.
marlinespike seamanship
Heaving lines
A line with a weight at one end, heaved across an intervening space for passing over a heavier line
marlinespike seamanship
Monkey fist (heaving ball
The heavy end of the heaving line
marlinespike seamanship
Marlin
Two strand left laid tarred hemp small stuff
marlinespike seamanship
Bight
A loop of rope, line, or chain
marlinespike seamanship
Bitter end
The end of a line
marlinespike seamanship
Eye
Hole in the end of a line used for mooring
marlinespike seamanship
Eye splice
Used to make an eye at the end of a line
marlinespike seamanship
Long splice
Used to join two pieces of line with out changing its circumference
marlinespike seamanship
Short splice
Used to join two pieces of line
marlinespike seamanship
Marlinespike
Tapered steel tool used to open the strands of wire for splicing
marlinespike seamanship
Fid
Wooden spike shaped tool used in splicing line
marlinespike seamanship
Mousing
Wire wrapped around a hook used to strengthen and prevent the load from slipping off.
line handing safety precautions
Direction of line pull danger area
To keep people from being hit if line parts
line handing safety precautions
Safe distance from blocks, cleats, etc
Far away as possible.
line handing safety precautions
Removal of all loose objects
Prevent snagging and loss of appendages
line handing safety precautions
Whenever possible remain forward/inboard of lines and wires
Prevent from getting hurt
line handing safety precautions
LIne handling using the "hand-over-hand" rule
Prevent rope burns and snagging
mooring
Mooring line
Line used in tying up the ship
mooring
Breast line
Line used in keeping ship from moving in and out
mooring
Forward spring line
Keeps the ship from moving aft
Ground tackle
Anchor brake
Keeps the chain from paying out
Ground tackle
Anchor buoy
Identifies where anchor is when at anchor.
marlinespike seamanship
Hawser
Any heavy line or wire used for towing or mooring
marlinespike seamanship
Line
Any rope that is not wire
marlinespike seamanship
Wire
Rope made of metal, used in various ways
marlinespike seamanship
Spring line
Six strands of wire wrapped around a fiber core
marlinespike seamanship
Small stuff
Line 1 ¾ or smaller
marlinespike seamanship
Flemish
Line coiled flat and tight
marlinespike seamanship
Coil
Make a circle with line and pile it on top of itself
marlinespike seamanship
Fake
The act of disposing of line, wire, or chain by laying it out in long, flat bights, alongside the other.
marlinespike seamanship
Heaving lines
A line with a weight at one end, heaved across an intervening space for passing over a heavier line
marlinespike seamanship
Monkey fist (heaving ball
The heavy end of the heaving line
marlinespike seamanship
Marlin
Two strand left laid tarred hemp small stuff
marlinespike seamanship
Bight
A loop of rope, line, or chain
marlinespike seamanship
Bitter end
The end of a line