clubhaul

/ (ˈklʌbˌhɔːl) /

verb

nautical to force (a sailing vessel) onto a new tack, esp in an emergency, by fastening a lee anchor to the lee quarter, dropping the anchor as the vessel comes about, and hauling in the anchor cable to swing the stern to windward

Nearby words

  1. clubbing,
  2. clubby,
  3. clubface,
  4. clubfoot,
  5. clubhand,
  6. clubhouse,
  7. clubhouse sandwich,
  8. clubland,
  9. clubman,
  10. clubroom

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