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Boat trim (the way a boat floats) is vital in a small boat. Weight should be distributed in the boat to keep the bow light. Keep the boat from listing (leaning to one side) by distributing weight equally from side to side.

the Sail to Stop Telltale Fluttering
It's simple to the jib when the telltales show a problem. Move the sail in the direction of the fluttering telltales.

SAIL TRIM: The position of the sails relative to the wind and desired point of sail. Sails that are not trimmed properly may not operate efficiently. Visible signs of trim are luffing, excessive heeling, and the flow of air past telltales.

is to adjust. It does not just apply to sheets. You can the boat or ship (ie improve it's balance)

trim tabs
Hydraulically adjusted horizontal plates located on the bottom of the transom that control the trim angle of a boat at speed.
To fish by towing an array of baited lines or lures behind the boat.

tab - An adjustable section of the rudder that allows the rudder to be corrected for lee helm or weather helm.
trip line - A line attached to the end of an anchor to help free it from the ground.

Trim - the way the ship "sits" in the water, i.e. on an even keel, down by the head, or down by the stern.
Turn-to - to begin work on board.

: To adjust the sail to make it the right shape and angle to the wind.
Trysail: A triangular loose-footed sail fitted aft of the mast, often used to replace the mainsail in heavy weather.

Trim tabs are small surfaces connected to the trailing edge of a larger control surface, such as a rudder, on a boat or aircraft, used to control the trim of the controls, i.e.

: To or adjust the sail to make it more effective against the wind.
True wind: The actual wind felt wind the boat is not moving.

Trim - Fore and aft balance of a boat.
True bearing - An absolute bearing using true north.
True north - The direction of the geographical North Pole.

, trimmed - Fore and aft balance of a boat. The position of a ship in the water in a fore-and-aft direction. To a vessel is to set her in a particular position, by the head or stern.

Trim tab
Trim tab
A small underwater plate fitted at the stern of a motor boat to act like the elevator of an aeroplane.

The state or disposition by which a ship is best calculated for the purposes of navigation.
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Jib Trim
There are hundreds of kinds on knots that can be used on sailboats but you can do almost anything by learning six basic ones.

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Sails that are not properly arranged for the point of sail that the boat is on. The sails may have improper sail shape, or the boat may be heeling too much. These conditions will slow the boat down.

Diving trim
The term diving trim designates that condition of a submarine when it is so compensated that completing the flooding of the main ballast, safety, ...

- Fore and aft balance of a boat.
UNDERWAY - Vessel in motion, i.e., when not moored, at anchor, or aground.

TRIM - Fore and aft balance of a boat.
TRIMARAN - A boat with three hulls.
TRIPLINE - A line fast to the crown of an anchor by means of which it can be hauled out when dug too deeply or fouled; a similar line used on a sea anchor to bring it aboard.

The longitudinal balance of a boat. If either the bow or stern is depressed, the vessel is said to be down by the bow or down by the stern. Also, to adjust the set of a sail.
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TRIM - The relationship between a ship's draughts forward and aft.
TSA - Transportation Security Administration.
TSAC - Towing Safety Advisory Committee, an industry advisory body to the U.S. Coast Guard.

- Fore and aft and side to side balance of a boat
Fin - Small fin mounted to the gearcase that helps reduce steering torque
Tab - Flat horizontal adjustable plate mounted to the transom that helps adjust bow up and bow down angle ...

Trim - Fore and aft balance of a boat.
Twing - Similar to a Barber hauler, a twing adjusts the angle of sheeting.
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- Fore and aft balance of a boat. Also, to set a sail correctly.
aran - a boat with three hulls.
Trysail - a small mainsail of tough cloth for use in a storm. Usually set without the boom.

Trim tab:
A tab device affixed to the lower units of some outboard motors that compensates for the torque produced by the propeller, sometimes made of magnesium to act as a sacrificial anode to help prevent corrosion, ...

The balance of the boat or its sails.
TAB An hinged flap on the rudder.
ARAN A boat with three hulls. TRIP-LINE A line attached to the fluke end of an anchor to help to break it free.

Trim: 1. The state of being trimmed or prepared for sailing; esp. the condition of being ‘fully rigged and ready to sail' 2. a.

4 , shape and fair the block. A pear shape with a large radius as the leading edge offers less resistance and gives a clean flow of water.

Poor trim of the boat as a result of poor weight distribution
Placing the sampling equipment on the same side of the boat as the boat operator ensures that a concentration of weight will be there anytime samples are collected or measurements are made.

A piece of , usually wood, used to cover and often decorate a portion of the boat, i.e., caprail.
When a boat is turned over.

sail trim (set): the positioning and shape of the sails to the wind. sampson post: strong post on a boat to which mooring lines are tied.

trimThe way a boat floats in relation to the horizon, bow up, bow down or even. Also, to adjust a boat's horizontal running angle by directing the outboard or stern drive's thrust up or down. Also, to set a sail in correct relation to the wind.

Trim - To adjust the sails. Also means the position of the sails.
Trim of Sails - That adjustment, with reference to the wind, witch is best adapted to impel the ship forward.

See also: See also: Navigation, Sailing, Point, Chart, Boat

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