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reef point

n. (context nautical English) A short line, stitched through a sail, for tying a reef

Reef Point

Reef Point is a point bounded by a small reef forming the west end of Cook Island in the South Sandwich Islands. Charted and named in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery II.

Category:Headlands of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Usage examples of "reef point".

Who was it who planned to catch that reef point in the reef tackle block?

A topsail had been let fall with a reef point still tied so that the canvas ripped.