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mainsail

Nautical the largest and lowermost sail on the mainmast

mainsail

[′mān·səl]
(naval architecture)
The principal sail of a sailing vessel, carried on the mainmast.

MAINSAIL

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In connection with the growth equity investment from Mainsail, GTreasury recently announced the opening of its first international office, in London, to support global expansion and its existing multinational customer base.
Carl Gates, Senior Director of Acquisitions states, "I would like to extend our gratitude towards the seller, Mainsail Lodging and Development, for their professionalism and upholding the highest standards of the industry throughout the deal process.
"We looked at several firms before deciding to go independent," said Haley, branch manager and managing partner of Mainsail, in a statement.
23 November 2011 - Following the recommendation by the Data Monitoring Committee (DMC), Swiss Celgene International Sarl, part of US Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG), on Tuesday announced discontinuation of its pivotal double-blinded Phase III MAINSAIL trial that was intended to assess the efficacy and safety of docetaxel and prednisone with or without lenalidomide in patients with castrate-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC).
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His topics include downwind and upwind, see how the mainsail sets, fluid dynamics, waves and wakes, wind, and strategy.
Oddo Asset Management invested about USD50m in structured investment vehicles, Golden Key Ltd and Mainsail II Ltd, in 2005 and in 2006.
On the other hand, Punjab Government has transferred District Police Officers of Hang and Mainsail. Sultan Ahmed Chuddar has been appointed as District Police Officer Hang while Raja Abdul Majored has been appointed as DPO Mainsail.
"I sustained a metre long tear to my mainsail as I was reefing to third reef in the evening squalls, and I will repair that once the spray stops flying across the deck, and before I go back to second reef," said Thompson.
Jonny Malbon, 34, from Cowes on the Isle of Wight, had been confident of completing the gruel l ing 26,000-mile voyage but worsening damage to his mainsail forced him to concede defeat.
The one billion cell-plus simulation focused on the aerodynamic impact of wind on the vessel sailing downwind, with emphasis on the mainsail and an asymmetrical spinnaker.
Steve Davis and his Venezuelan wife Maria Locadia Lopez survived on sardines and biscuits after their engine failed and their mainsail was ripped by high winds.