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halyard

, halliard
Nautical a line for hoisting or lowering a sail, flag, or spar

halyard

[′hal·yərd]
(naval architecture)
A rope or tackle used to raise or lower a flag, sail, or spar. Also spelled halliard.
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Ready made dyeena halyards from Ronstan make refitting an easy process.
TWEAKING THE DECK HARDWARE CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE TO AN AGEING YACHT, NOT TO FORGET IT'S TIRING CREW WHO MAY FIND THE DAILY GRIND ON THAT UNDERSIZED HALYARD WINCH TEDIOUS.
Alternatively, replace worn and heavy blocks with the zero-maintenance Ronstan Shock, which is a sheave-less halyard block.
Reorganising your halyard runs to reduce chafing can be easily done with the latest Spinlock organisers --their Winchfeeder is a simple but effective way to enable non-aligned winches to be used.
Harken's newest Radial white chrome winches can be powered (both vertical and horizontal motors) allowing effort-free sheeting or halyard hoists.
EVO[TM] SPEED RING Lewmar's Evo Speed Ring uses two alloy drum diameters for fast halyard hoists.
Ropeye's single-point, soft-attach carbon padeyes are strong, lightweight, and watertight fastening solutions for mastbase blocks, spinnaker sheet turning blocks, halyard terminals, footblocks, and tie-downs.
While motoring to the start line Clark speaks with the tactician about his or her expectations and sets up her halyards to the trimmers' desire.
With halyards marked and other vital information written on sticky back tape on the cabin top, Clark is ready for the really physical aspect of the job.
Each boat is different so familiarise yourself in advance, mark your halyards and control lines and from then on, keep everything neat and tidy so the ropes are good to run.
At the end of a downwind leg, Clark hoists the headsail before controlling the release of the spinnaker halyard so the chute doesn't end up in the drink.
On the last tack into a top mark, I would pick up the tails of the vang, topper and spinnaker halyard on the way to the rail.