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Definition of Bobstay

Bobstay
Bobstay Bob"stay`, n. [Bob + stay.] (Naut.) A rope or chain to confine the bowsprit of a ship downward to the stem or cutwater; -- usually in the pl.

Meaning of Bobstay from wikipedia

- A bobstay is a part of the rigging of a sailing boat or ship. Its purpose is to counteract the upward tension on the bowsprit from the jibs and forestay...
- forward from the vessel's prow. The bowsprit is typically held down by a bobstay that counteracts the forces from the forestays. The word bowsprit is thought...
- going overboard during the peak of the storm. Also, the character Bill Bobstay in Gilbert and ****van's musical comedy H.M.S. Pinafore is alternatively...
- Standing rigging Bobstay Lazy jack Running backstay Shroud (Ratlines) Stay mouse† Stays (Backstay, Forestay) Running rigging Boomkicker* Boom vang Braces...
- hauling power. Single and double sheave blocks are common, triple rare. Bobstay: a stay attached between the stem and outer end of a bowsprit to prevent...
- pennant or flag bearing the owner's colors and mounted on the topsail trunk. bobstay A stay that holds the bowsprit downwards, counteracting the effect of the...
- Schematic view of the bow of a ship, showing: A the martingale stay, B the dolphin striker and C the bobstay....
- prin****l). Notable operetta roles are: Archibald Grosvenor, Patience Bill Bobstay (Boatswain's Mate), H.M.S. Pinafore Captain Corcoran, H.M.S. Pinafore Dr...
- Standing rigging Bobstay Lazy jack Running backstay Shroud (Ratlines) Stay mouse† Stays (Backstay, Forestay) Running rigging Boomkicker* Boom vang Braces...
- Rackstraw, Able Seaman (tenor) **** Deadeye, Able Seaman (b****-baritone) Bill Bobstay, Boatswain's Mate (baritone) Bob Becket, Carpenter's Mate (b****) Josephine...