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Definition of Boomkin

Boomkin
Boomkin Boom"kin, n. (Naut.) Same as Bumkin.
boomkin
Bumkin Bum"kin, n. [Boom a beam + -kin. See Bumpkin.] (Naut.) A projecting beam or boom; as: (a) One projecting from each bow of a vessel, to haul the fore tack to, called a tack bumpkin. (b) One from each quarter, for the main-brace blocks, and called brace bumpkin. (c) A small outrigger over the stern of a boat, to extend the mizzen. [Written also boomkin.]

Meaning of Boomkin from wikipedia

- A boomkin, bumkin, or bumpkin is a short spar that may project either fore or aft on a sailing vessel, depending on its function. Traditionally, it was...
- helps control leech twist, a primary component of sail power. boomkin See bumpkin or boomkin. booms Masts or yards, lying on board in reserve. boot-top The...
- the term yokel; a foolish, poorly educated person from a rural region Boomkin, also known as a bumpkin, part of a sailboat Bumpkin Island, Boston Harbor...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Crosstrees Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Crosstrees Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit...
- sail or sails. Spars include the mast, boom, gaff, yard, bowsprit, prod, boomkin, pole and dolphin striker. Sole: the floor of a cabin or ****pit. Spinnaker...
- good example of this type. With the mizzen sheeted to an outrigger or boomkin and a jib set on a bowsprit, the rig extends a lot horizontally. This allows...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Crosstrees Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit...
- and a waterline length of 18.33 ft (5.59 m), but with a bowsprit and aft boomkin, the total length of the boat can exceed 26.00 ft (7.92 m). Stone Horse...
- Bow Bowsprit (Sprit topmast) Dolphin striker Jackstaff Jibboom   Boom Boomkin Pelican striker Gaff Masts Truck Crosstrees Spinnaker pole Spreader Sprit...
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