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Definition of Luff alee

Luff alee
Alee A*lee", adv. [Pref. a- + lee.] (Naut.) On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side. Hard alee, or Luff alee, an order to put the helm to the lee side.

Meaning of Luff alee from wikipedia

- not a swim-head. luff perpendicular (LP) The shortest distance between the clew and the luff, which is a perpendicular line from the luff to the clew. Commonly...