Origin of ground tackle
Examples from the Web for ground tackle
They've reached their anchorage, and we may get our ground-tackle ready as soon as we like!'
Captain Truck nodded, and proceeded to look into the condition of his ground-tackle.Homeward Bound|James Fenimore Cooper
Sure enough, Daggett appeared more disposed to trust to his canvass, than to his ground-tackle.
It is well named--if there ever was an anchor-watch, you keep it here: for no ground-tackle will ever hold like this.
All the same, this looked as though she were pretty hard on her ground-tackle.The Mirror of the Sea|Joseph Conrad