Kink

From International Dictionary of Marine Aids to Navigation
Jump to navigation Jump to search

8-5-160

A sharp bend in a chain.


Note:

A twisted chain with kinks that make handling difficult is called a foul chain.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM