Definitions for "BOLT ROPE"
Keywords:  luff, sail, sewn, rigging, mainsails
a flap of material containing a section of rope which is used to slide into a slot in the hull to hold a buoyancy tube in place (also used in a similar manner for attaching seat cushions).
A rope sewn to the edges of a sail for additional strength and along the luff of some mainsails to insert in a track on the mast in order to raise it
A length of rope sewn along the length of the luff, and sometimes the foot of a sail, for fitting it into the groove of the spars.