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mainbrace

Nautical a brace attached to the main yard
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Commodore Jeremy Rigby gets the first tot during the Splice the Mainbrace at HMS Nelson at Portsmouth
You'll be pleased to hear that this boat is unsinkable, which is a good thing, since we don't have enough lifejackets on board," he said as his crew hoisted the mainsail, swabbed the decks, spliced the mainbrace, sheeted in the jib and lashed Able Seaman Jones to the wheel.
You don't have to know your yard arm from your mainbrace, but dedicated ships liaison officers will ideally be fluent in one or more foreign languages and have some technical knowledge.
News that Valdas Ivanauskas' appointment as head coach had been made permanent reached Vladimir Romanov's luxury yacht cruising off the South of France and the players spliced the mainbrace.
Nautical chic, apparently, was quite the thing to be seen in, whether you were splicing up the mainbrace or simply going down the pub.
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SPLICE the mainbrace, pull up the anchor and set sail for this winter's big Cardiff panto.
He hasn't tired of panto and this season Bruvvers are splicing the mainbrace with Sinbad the Sailor.
That thing they say about time and tide waiting for no man applies very literally when you're being washed out to sea in a boat with no engine, a spinnaker in your left ear, a mainbrace in urgent need of splicing, the Voltigeur off in three minutes and your mobile phone at the bottom of the briny.
Then at 11am a pipe was sounded across our tannoy and we heard, 'Splice the mainbrace - the war in Europe is over'.
KRISTINA has been splicing her mainbrace and getting saucy on the open seas this week.
30pm: Maritime Music and Song with Keith Kendrick and Lynne Heraud plus Mainbrace.