lazy jack


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lazy jack

[′lā·zē ′jak]
(engineering)
A device that accommodates changes in length of a pipeline or similar structure through the motion of two linked bell cranks.
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Lazy Jack -A topsail schooner when fully rigged can carry up to eight sails; Lazy Jack sailed for 20 years from Massachusetts to Cuba carrying various cargo for her master.
Over the years she has teased lazy Jack about his lack of prowess in the bedroom, owing to his taste for booze.
They are also stockists of the Lazy Jacks clothing range offering hoodies, polo shirts, tshirts and sweatpants for men, women and children.
Halewood is also rolling out Lazy Jacks, a new RTD brand aimed at young males and designed to be less sweet than other RTDs.
Electric winches take the effort out of sail handling and lazy jacks make dropping the main a straightforward task.
When the main is hoisted and the lazy jacks moved to the mast, you can roll up the flaps of the boom bag and secure them with Velcro tabs; looks good.