April 7, 2020

Drift Sock

Definition of drift sock

Drift socks are typically made of canvas and shaped like a funnel with a hole at the tip. These tools are dropped off the side(s) of a boat and used to slow a drifting boat down by catching and holding water. Drift socks act as an anchor or weight on a boat that has no motor running.

Variations of the term drift sock

• Trolling Bag – Similar in function, just used on boats with a propelled motor running.

How to use drift sock in a sentence

Since the water was a little choppy, the charter captain dropped the drift socks to slow his drifting.

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