Definition of Ahull. Meaning of Ahull. Synonyms of Ahull

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Definition of Ahull

Ahull
Ahull A*hull", adv. [Pref. a- + hull.] (Naut.) With the sails furled, and the helm lashed alee; -- applied to ships in a storm. See Hull, n.

Meaning of Ahull from wikipedia

- In sailing, lying ahull is a controversial method of weathering a storm, executed by downing all sails, battening the hatches and locking the tiller to...
- propulsion. Aground: resting on the s**** or wedged against the sea floor. Ahull: with sails furled and helm lashed alee. Alee: on or toward the lee (the...
- Fastnet race, of 300 yachts, 158 chose to adopt storm tactics; 86 'lay ahull', whereby the yacht adopts a 'beam on' attitude to the wind and waves; 46...
- the crew was forced to tie down the tiller and whipstaff so the ship lay ahull', keeping her bow to the wind and waves as she drifted. This was the last...
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- to draw attention. Term used to hail a boat or a ship, as "boat ahoy". Ahull 1.  Lying broadside to the sea 2.  To ride out a storm with no sails and...
- allowed his boat to tend to herself (a recognised procedure known as lying ahull), had a much worse experience; his boat was rolled and lost its foremast...
- tropical cyclone and low pressure system hit, and the ship drifted, lying ahull, for 5 days until the system cleared and very restricted sail was raised...
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