I had to cling tight to the backstay
, and the world turned giddily before my eyes, for though I was a good enough sailor when there was way on, this standing still and being rolled about like a bottle was a thing I never learned to stand without a qualm or so, above all in the morning, on an empty stomach.
I stuck to the ship till the sea knocked her sides from her keel (which drifted about by itself) and struck the mast out of her in the direction of the keel; but there was a backstay
of stout ox-thong still hanging about it, and with this I lashed the mast and keel together, and getting astride of them was carried wherever the winds chose to take me.
Ere the cry could go aft Steelkilt was shaking one of the backstays
leading far aloft to where two of his comrades were standing their mast-heads.
During construction, six pairs of cables and three pairs of backstay
cables provided support for the arches.
It is the first B2P bridge with a loaded backstay
, and the first B2P suspension bridge to require wind guys.
He secured keeper Nicky Weaver on a new deal until the end of the season and he believes having such an experienced shot-stopper as backstay
up is keeping regular glovesman Jamie Langfield at the peak of his game.
Miscellaneous steel items: Handrails (straight and stair), ladders (with and without safety cages), gratings, chequered plates, stair and stair tread backstay
holders and electrostatic precipitator components, skids and ducts.
When he said that "they had to their backstay
friends and receptors, all the country of Merioneth and Powysland", it was a clear dig at the Foelas family who controlled Ysbyty Ifan and were the local rivals of the Wynns.
Flags are normally flown from a stern-mounted flagstaff, a backstay
or behind a tuna tower, and set at 8 a.
I left off, gentlemen, where the Lakeman shook the backstay
All include a backstay
design that virtually eliminates weld failures common with other portable soccer goals.