Crack on

What does "Crack on" mean?

Today it means: Keep going, press on, continue

To "crack on" meant to set more sail and so speed up. The term almost certainly refers to the load noises made by the straining sails, sheets and haulyards.

   

By SailingQuiz October 2019   Category: Nautical Saying              



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