boat fall

boat fall

[′bōt ‚fȯl]
(naval architecture)
One of a pair of tackles used in lowering or hoisting a boat from or to the davits of a ship.
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I saw a man in a small boat fall back as though he were shot.
A boat capsized near Tamsui River estuary, causing two Indonesian fishermen working on boat fall into the sea and still remain missing, as reported by CNA.
Dubai A rugby fundraiser for Jonathan Beeton, the UAE and Dubai Exiles centre critically injured in a boat fall at a friend's birthday party on June 17, will be held on July 8 at The Sevens Stadium.
Dangers If fully recovered from his boat fall in August, Robert Allenby would merit a second glance but his stats have plummeted since that accident.
This is a common scenario: A speeder goes by, throws a wake, a wave washes over the deck and someone on the boat falls and breaks a leg.
Swinging from the boat 50 feet above the water makes you nervous enough, but you're also holding onto knotted monkey lines just in case the boat falls out from under you.