foresail


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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.
She passed Clare and she came to Cahir two reefs tied in the mainsail she bore a foresail but no jib.
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.
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.
60m ENGINE 2 x 75hp SAIL AREA Mainsail TBC, foresail TBC WATER CAPACITY 2 x 400 litres FUEL CAPACITY 2 x 400 litres DISPLACEMENT 14,000kg PRICE $1,850,000
The Code 0 foresail was brought down and then, painfully slowly, only about two thirds of it was reset to starboard.
The smaller boats typically race a triangular course that forces them to meet the wind from several directions, while the larger boats mostly race a "windward-leeward" course that sends them straight into the wind on one leg and puts the wind at their backs on the other, allowing them to fly the big, colorful foresails known as spinnakers.