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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.
He bought her cheaply on his credit card and restored her, adding a Code Zero and a new staysail.
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.
He bought her cheaply on his credit card and spent more restoring her, including adding some modern touches like a Code Zero, "and a new staysail, which has stopped us rolling like a pig," he says.
1 hydraulic gearbox DRIVE TRAIN Amel "U-shape" drive system JIB AND STAYSAIL FURLERS Reckman 1200W24V MAIN AND MIZZEN SAILS FURLERS Amel in-mast furling and boom reefing systems with Leroy SOMER IP66 motors (700W 24 V) FUEL CAPACITY 1,400 litres FRESHWATER CAPACITY 1,000 litres GENERATORS 1 Onan MDKBV GEN-SET SIZE 19.
The conventional Bermudan rig has a staysail and asymmetric spinnaker and there's a carbon mast option to aid this slippery hull in regattas.
Harken winches and blocks are used throughout the yacht, with jammers on many lines allowing multiple controls, and the ketch rig of course allows an even and balanced spread of sail area across the genoa, staysail, mainsail and mizzen.
We had worked closely with our sailmakers at MacDiarmid's to optimise our rating, primarily through two re-cut jibs and a new spinnaker staysail.
The conventional Bermudan rig has a staysail and asymmetric spinnaker and there's a carbon mast option to aid the performance of this slippery hull if choosing to race in regattas.
The ship boasts three masts over 35 metres tall; 1000 squared metres of sail plan, with 15 sails of various types (square sails, mainsails, gaff-topsail, staysails, jibs), which span three decks.