Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 16:09

taffrail log

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

taffrail log (plural taffrail logs)

  1. (nautical) A mechanical device dragged from the stern of the vessel that indicates the vessel's speed through the water; usually consists of a propeller, a reading unit and a stiff line connecting them.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit