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179
Cringles
cf Burney 132-3
To make: [[]Note a cringle is a loop of
rope connecting two eyelet holes on
the edge of a sail made by laying
up a single strand. Sometimes such
a loop is put at a corner of the sail
to serve as a clew. It is often fitted
with a thimble.
For present purposes, as this is not
a book on rigging, it will surfice to
regard o, p in the figures as two rings
to be connected by a loop or handle
of rope.[]]
Take a strand long enough to
be laid up as a shroud rope for the
length of the cringle with enough over

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