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foresail

Nautical
1. the aftermost headsail of a fore-and-aft rigged vessel
2. the lowest sail set on the foremast of a square-rigged vessel
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The narrator determines that Archbold has made up his mind not to credit Leggatt for setting the reefed foresail.
From the opposing edge of the rostra, the slimmest of planks was hinged upwards towards the scaffold pole at forty-five degrees, signifying a foresail, tethered by a thin steel guy.
The sea breeze amounted to a young gale and we sped before it at a great rate, but when just about abreast the bow of the ship and preparing to brail up the foresail and bring by the wind, the boat broached-to and filled nearly up to the thwarts, and it took quick to earnest work to bale out that water and at the same time fetch the ship and not drift to leeward astern of her.
David Nicholson puts up 4lb over on Battle Hymn, who his father trains, in the novice handicap chase, but it makes not the slightest difference as they win by eight lengths from Foresail.
A strong gale, the cleat flies off, the foresail starts to flap loudly.
Marie Duvignac, foresail trimmer, with five French titles, four European championships and a world championship (ISAF) in women's Hobie Cat 16.
Before I was given the helm, though, I had to grind and trim the foresail with Omani sailor Sami.
Both Archbold's inability to give the order to set the foresail and his prejudice against Leggatt as not "exactly the sort for the chief mate of a ship like the Sephora" (SSI 19) are prefigured in the Genealogy in Nietzsche's observation that "the priests are the most evil enemies .
The contest focuses on the design of a "jib halyard lock," a mechanical device attached to the mast that secures the jib halyard after a foresail sail has been raised.
Leggatt tells the narrator that during the storm the foresail was "the only sail we had left to keep the ship running," that "that foresail saved the ship," and that it was he who "managed to set it for him [Capt.
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