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  • noun

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any sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel

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We took Joe Pearce, a sail maker with us on the third trip, and he couldn't believe we would change head sails within sight of the finish line to save a couple of minutes.
Also, a Performance 'T' keel for IRC or ORCI and non-overlapping head sails with retractable bowsprit for asymmetric or spinnaker pole option for short windward leeward.