Reefing Jackstay. Additional jackstay about five inches abaft proper jackstay of a yard. Reef Knot. Made with two rope ends so that bight of each part lies either over or under both parts of other rope.
Reef Line. Small ropes rove through holes in reef band of a square sail and having ends on yards. Used for tricing up head of sail when reefing.
Reef Pendant. Tackle for hauling down leech of a fore and aft sail to the boom when reefing.
Reef Points. Lengths of small line secured to reef band of sail and passing through it. Used for confining reefed area of sail, and for securing reefed part of square sail to yard.
Reef Tackle. Small purchase for heaving reef cringle of square sail to the yard when reefing.