Reef line

a small rope formerly used to reef the courses by being passed spirally round the yard and through the holes of the reef.

See also: Reef

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Kite fishing has taken the southern end of the region by storm, allowing anglers to most efficiently cover the reef line, where sailfish tend to concentrate.
On the first occasion, the commercial reef line master fisherman was caught by a surveillance aircraft with four dories from his primary vessel in green zones.
Tubbataha Reefs in the Sulu Sea, tossing the ship some 90 degrees from its position on Thursday (inset) and making it parallel to the reef line.
The third reef will slightly decrease the overall durability of the sail (by adding weight to the leech), and necessitate hardware changes to the boom to allow for a third reef line.
Twenty-five feet away from me, inside the reef line, was my kayak.
He comes from the Mill Reef line of leading international sires.
Plectropomus leopardus comprises between 35% and 50% of the commercial reef line catch annually (Mapstone et al.
He may find it difficult to achieve consistency for a while, but we need a good sire from the Mill Reef line, and Daylami - his best grandson on the racecourse - may yet establish himself as the best at stud as well.
Inside the reef line in Kahaluu Bay, calm waters lure both snorkelers and green sea turtles, who often slip in to feed off the reef vegetation.
The old campaigners sheet, their trisail to the boom using a reef line because they know how much greater control they will have of the boat.
Another notable mare is Morina, who has worked well with the Mill Reef line in the past; her best son is Mons (Deploy), winner of the 1995 Group 2 Royal Lodge Stakes, and her daughters include 2000 Irish Oaks third Inforapenny (Deploy) and last Saturday's Queen's Prize runner-up Teresa (Darshaan).
A description of commercial reef line fishery logbook data held by the Queensland Fisheries Management Authority.