Leech line

What does "Leech line" mean?

Today it means: A line threaded through the leech of a sail.

The leech line is threaded through the trailing edge of a sail and is used change the shape of the sail when pulled tight. This action often stops the trailing edge flapping.

See also: Leech   

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              



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