boom vang

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A boom vang

boom vang (plural boom vangs)

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  1. (nautical) A line or piston system on a sailboat used to exert downward force on the boom and thus control the shape of the sail; a martingale
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  • (A line system on a sailboat to exert downward force on the boom): kicking strap

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