The two fishermen jumped into the dory and Donald allowed the boat to drift astern and belayed the painter to the taffrail pin.
Exhausted, sick and shaky, he sat on the spreader for a few moments until breath and composure was restored, and then he came down on deck and belayed the halliard.
Aft there, sir, it's belayed to the starboard rail.
We belayed the fore down-haul; but the sail was split, and we hauled down the yard, and got the sail into the ship, and unbound all the things clear of it.
He and I also clewed up the main top-gallant-sail, took the main tack and sheet to the winch and got them up, rounded up the leechlines and buntlines as well as we could, and then belayed and went forward again.
I ran to windward, belayed the braces, and raised a loud cry.
To his petulant question, Bill Saxby protested that he couldn't swim a blessed stroke and he sensibly added: "What if you did get a rope's end belayed to a handle of the chest?
Joe belayed his end securely and slid over like a flash, twisting the rope around one leg and letting himself down as agile as a monkey.
Feeling his way along the rail, he found the end of the rope which was belayed around a wooden pin.
When we belayedthe halyards, there was nothing left but the bolt-rope.
The clewline gave way at the first pull; the cleat to which the halyards were belayed was wrenched off, and the sail blew round the spritsail yards and head guys, which gave us a bad job to get it in.
The weather cross-jack braces and the lee main braces are each belayed together upon two pins, and ready to be let go; and the opposite braces hauled taught.
Then I belayed the fall securely to one of a pair of cleats, and approached him.
I belayed the rope to the second cleat and set a half-hitch on the turns.
The sheets, led aft as previously described, are given a couple of turns round the barrel of the winch, and then belayed to their cleats.
The jib and staysail sheets also lead aft, through bull's-eye fair-leads fixed inside the bulwarks, and arebelayed to cleats screwed on to the coamings of the cockpit.
Here they are belayed to a large belaying-pin rack which crosses the cabin top in front of the steersman and within easy reach of his hand (fig.
The second mate sees the lee fore and main braces clear and ready for letting go, and stands by to let go the lee main braces, which may all be belayed to one pin.
In tacking ship, the second mate looks out for the lee fore and main braces, sees them belayed to one pin and clear for letting go, lets go the main braces at "Mainsail haul!
When the main topmen were sent aloft to clear away the wreck, the tops'l halliards were belayed and then led along the deck and the tops'l hoisted again.
Even as Woywod rapidly belayed the tops'l halliards, which Wramm had been easing off, he took occasion to kick the prostrate man violently several times, and one of the kicks struck him on the jaw and broke it.
It was a responsible position, but Beekman had gone over and over every bit of every rope belayed to the iron pins in the fife-rails with him.
He splashed his way up to the cabin bulkhead, where the halyards were belayed on cleats on either side, and let them run.
But first he took the main-sheet and threw off several turns, where he had had it belayed on the cleat back of the wheel, and fastened it merely with a slip-knot, that could be loosed with a single smart pull on the free end.
We belayed the fore downhaul; but the sail was split, and we hauled down the yard, and got the sail into the ship, and unbound all the things clear of it.
Through this block he rove the end of the launch's painter, and belayed it on board, thus causing her to ride to the wreckage by a sort of slip- line.
If your halliards are belayed to cleats, marl them to the cleat.
If led on board, it should be stopped down to the heel of the shank with a rotten stop and belayed with plenty of slack.
Peter crept aft He took a pull on the jib-sheet and belayed it again; but I do not believe that he really cared much about the set of the sail.
I hauled in the main-sheet gently hand over hand and belayed it The boat slipped quietly along close-hauled.
The weather cross-jack braces and the lee main braces are belayed together upon two pins, and ready to be let go, and the opposite braces hauled taut.
The clew-line gave way at the first pull; the cleat to which the halyards were belayed was wrenched off, and the sail blew round the spritsail yard and head guys, which gave us a bad job to get it in.
We had taken our fate in our hands, and there was nothing for it now but to go on and get this part of the business over as quickly as possible; therefore as soon as the sheets seemed to be home webelayed them and sprang to the watch-tackle.
The ropes extended to opposite anchorages, where each was passed over a branch of the tree and belayed on a cleat within easy reach.
The peak halyard was passed through a pulley block at the top of the mast, and belayed on a cleat at the side of the backbone.
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