Trinkets.* Long strips of canvas stretched along seams of hatch planks before putting on tarpaulins.
Trip. Voyage. 2. Distance run by a sailing vessel on one tack.
Tripod Mast. Steel mast consisting of three members whose heels are spaced as a triangle, and whose heads meet and are secured together. No stay or shrouds are required. First used in H.M.S. 'Captain' (1870); but the idea is much older, and is to be noted in many small craft all over the world.
Tripping. Breaking an anchor out of the ground. 2. Said of a boom when its outboard end skims the water. 3. Raising the heel of an upper mast.