All ropes onboard a sailing vessel have specific names for the job that they do. Sheets control a sail in the wind and let sails in and out. Sheets run, more or less, horizontally and halyards run up and down. The Jib sheet controls the jib or genoa if one is set.
By SailingQuiz November 2019 Category: Sailing Terms
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