Make fast

What does "Make fast" mean?

Today it means: To secure an object to stop it moving.

To make fast is a nautical term to tie something down with a lanyard or lashing to stop it from moving.

See also: Lanyard   

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              



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