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2014-09-28 23:01:36

The Thousand Islands Race from Rijeka to Tivat and back, on the course of about 280 nautical miles in each direction, offered week-long offshore sailing festivities in the picturesque Adriatic


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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