outhaul

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Related to outhauls: downhaul, halyard

out·haul

 (out′hôl′)
n. Nautical
A rope used to extend a sail along a boom.

outhaul

(ˈaʊtˌhɔːl)
n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a line or cable for tightening the foot of a sail by hauling the clew out along the boom or yard. Also: outhauler
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All hands obeyed, and at once the eight or ten seamen who composed the crew, sprang to their respective stations at the spanker brails and outhaul, topsail sheets and halyards, the jib downhaul, and the topsail clewlines and buntlines.
Holmatro hydraulic cylinders are suitable for any tensioning application on board, from tensioning backstays and forestays to outhauls, travellers and mast rotation.