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Ring Compressor. See 'Compressor'.

Ring Rope. Rope with one end made fast to a ring bolt; used for backing up another rope that is under heavy stress.

Ring Sail. Small sail set on a short mast, at taffrail, in fair weather.

Ring Stopper. Used for maintaining control of a wire rope that is being run out. Length of small chain has one end made fast to a ring bolt, the other end being led over the wire and back through the ring. By hauling on end of chain, wire is nipped.

Ring Tail. Small sail set abaft leech of spanker in the same manner as a studding sail is set on a square sail.


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