Cunningham

a control used to alter the tension in the luff of the mainsail

Cunningham

A line invented by Briggs Cunningham, used to control the shape of a sail.
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Cunningham

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Cunningham

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Cunningham

[sailing] In sailing, a cunningham or cunningham`s eye is a type of downhaul used on a Bermuda rigged sailboat to change the shape of a sail. Sailors also often refer to the cunningham as the `smart pig`–a play on words `cunning ham` that can be found in sailing forums. It is named after its inventor, Briggs Cunningham, a victorious Ameri...
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cunningham

A line device or cringle located several inches above the tack of the sail; used with a downhaul to control the tension along the luff and hence the shape of the sail. Primarily used in competition craft.
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Cunningham

A line invented by Briggs Cunningham, used to control the shape of a sail.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Cunningham

A line invented by Briggs Cunningham, used to control the shape of a sail.
Found on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary101.htm

Cunningham

A mainsail control device, using a line to pull down the mainsail a short distance from the luff to the tack. Flattens the sail.
Found on http://www.sailinglinks.com/glossary.htm
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