orzare (sailing)

Discussion in 'Italian-English' started by PLSRimini, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. PLSRimini New Member

    English - GB
    I have a list of Italian nautical terms which need translating into English. Unfortunately, because it's just a list, there is no context - someone has suggested 'luff' as a translation, but I've never heard the word before!

    Thanks for your help.
  2. Paulfromitaly

    Paulfromitaly MODerator

    Brescia (Italy)
    Orzare = to luff = To change course toward the wind.
  3. PLSRimini New Member

    English - GB
    Lovely! Thanks very much :)

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