headsail

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any sail set forward of the foremast of a vessel

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The Oman Air 2015 crew includes tactician Nic Asher, mainsail trimmer Ed Powys, head-sail trimmer Ted Hackney and bowman Ali al Balashi, besides skipper Stevie.
She made up several places in the last few days after problems early on including a broken gennaker - an important head-sail.
All SailTime yachts are extremely well equipped and have such features as electric windlass, in-mast furling, roller-furling head-sail, wheel steering with auto pilot, extensive navigation pack with GPS chart plotter and on-board AC/heating.