• Definition for "ground tackle"
    • gear, eg anchors, cables, or windlasses, for mooring…
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ground tackle definition

  • noun:
    • gear, eg anchors, cables, or windlasses, for mooring a vessel away from a pier or other fixed moorings.
    • the tackle required to secure a vessel at anchor.
    • anchors, cables, etc.
    • Nautical, a broad term the anchors, cables, warps, springs, etc., useful for securing a vessel at anchor.
    • a mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
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