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ground tackle

[′grau̇nd ‚tak·əl]
(naval architecture)
The anchoring equipment on a ship.
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Regulatory Markers Buoys & Ground Tackle Off The Coast of Sherwood Island State Park, Westport, CT.
The second edition of this inspection and repair guide for boat captains and crew, thoroughly revised and updated, covers marine vessel fundamentals such as hull and rig conditions, ground tackle, steering systems, auxiliary engines, electrical systems, plumbing, amenities, safety rules and crew preparation.
Approaching the quay backwards the harbour helper holds up the ground tackle line for somebody on the stern to pick up with a hook, run forward, pull up and cleat off the big mooring line at the front, Sounds simple, but a lot can go wrong, as we would observe in the next couple of weeks.
However, Wenger played down the training ground tackle by defender Emmanuel Eboue, which left winger Robin van Persie angry and requiring treatment ahead of tonight's Champions League group tie against FC Thun.
Cardiff City were preparing for their match at Portman Road last August when Croft, frustrated at being left out of the team, threw himself into a training ground tackle on Jobi McAnuff.
The striker is now looking for a new club after falling out with Graeme Souness over a training ground tackle by the Blackburn boss that Yorke claimed could have broken his leg.
As for Yorke's training ground tackle on Graeme Souness being badly timed, I'd say the timing was pretty good.
Team-mate Olof Mellberg has apologised to the winger for the training ground tackle which led to a bust-up between the pair.
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