Jack rope

What is Jack rope?

Jack rope definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun Nautical.
a rope for bending the foot of a sail to a boom.
a line that is rove through grommets on the reef band of a square sail, and to which lanyards from the jackstay on the yard are toggled to reef the sail.

 

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