Multi-point mooring

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Alternative term: Multi-leg mooring

A mooring in which lines are taken to a number of points (anchors or sinkers) at the sea bed.


Note:

Other related self-explanatory terms are single-point or single-leg mooring, three-point or three-leg mooring, etc...




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