Tackling is the rendering in the A. V. — of σκευή, which occurs only in Ac 27:19, meaning the spars, ropes, chains, etc., of a vessel's furniture (as in Diod. Sic. 14:79; so of household movables, Polyb. 2, 6, 6; equipage, Xenoph. Anab. 4:7, 27; Herodian, 6:4,11; warlike apparatus, Diod. Sic. 11:71). SEE SHIP.