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staysail

Nautical
an auxiliary sail, often triangular, set to catch the wind, as between the masts of a yawl (mizzen staysail), aft of a spinnaker (spinnaker staysail), etc.
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I left the staysail to shred noisily in the wind as I dashed through the pilothouse and into the motor room to check the bilge, even though neither of my bilge alarms had gone off.
Caption: Left: CLASS OF HER OWN With her full sail arsenal deployed, including mizzen staysail, the world's most successful offshore racing yacht Dorade sweeps along to another podium result-this time at Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.
This summer the S/V Legacy, Windjammer's 294-foot staysail schooner that carries 122 passengers, will be home-ported in Miami, sailing four-, five-, and eight-day cruises to the region that launched the cruise line over 50 years ago, the beautiful and mystical Bahamas.
Request for quotations : mast race for a yacht of class 470 with a cover, sails racing (mainsail, spinnaker, staysail) for a yacht of class 470 in a set
The mizzen staysail was set, and soon Kialoa II was powering along at 10 knots.
He added some modern touches, a Code Zero, new staysail and other such luxuries considered staples on the boats of today, to what was a classic S&S 34 and was still putting the final touches to the royal blue boat before the 2014 race.
He bought her cheaply on his credit card and restored her, adding a Code Zero and a new staysail. She finished the 2014 Hobart 33rd overall.
In addition to an outboard lead for the jib downwind, a spinnaker staysail is set from a furler recessed in the deck aft of the tack trough.
But the Oceanis name ensures it remains an ocean going yacht (A12 rating) and the versatile rig reflects this with optional staysail alongside a slab reefed mainsail and genoa.
For more offshore use the following options are available: (this hardware is removable for one design racing) a halyard lock for the fractional spinnaker halyard (so that a fractional Zero can be flown from the bow sprit), a genoa staysail halyard, a second mast head spinnaker halyard, a second tack line, and a tuffluff for jib peels.
MODEL P100 (Wally Cento Class) DESIGNER Philippe Briand LOA 30.48 metres BEAM 7.0 metres DRAFT 4.5 / 6.2 metres SAIL AREA Mainsail 390[m.sup.2], jib 254[m.sup.2], Staysail 152[m.sup.2], Code 0 412[m.sup.2], Asymmetric 945[m.sup.2] DISPLACEMENT 48,450 kg PRICE POA [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]
But the thousands kept adding up and when he finished, the boat was better than fully restored, including a couple of modern touches such as a Code Zero and a staysail.