Origin of ground tackle
Examples from the Web for ground tackle
Historical Examples of ground tackle
All the same, this looked as though she were pretty hard on her ground-tackle.The Mirror of the Sea
The ground-tackle was good; it had caught hold of a rock and held on.My Doggie and I
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.
The Swash was not long in getting her ground-tackle, and the brig was soon seen with her topsail aback, waiting to cat the anchor.Jack Tier or The Florida Reef
James Fenimore Cooper