Reef points


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pieces of small rope passing through the eyelet holes of a reef-band, and used reefing the sail.
- Totten.

See also: Reef

References in classic literature ?
This necessitated frequent tacks, so that, overhead, the mainsail was ever swooping across from port tack to starboard tack and back again, making air- noises like the swish of wings, sharply rat-tat-tatting its reef points and loudly crashing its mainsheet gear along the traveller.
Hopping smaller swimbaits along the bottom appeals to the sizeable flounder that lay in the sand spits between reef points, while slowly retrieving a 6-inch D.
I am going up with the objective of checking the mainsail track at both the second and first reef points, if I can.