gaff topsail

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a triangular fore-and-aft sail with its foot along the gaff and its luff on the topmast

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The festival will include the official tall ship of California, the Californian, a replica of the original America's Cup racing yacht America, the Gaff topsail schooner Bill of Rights, the Brigantine from Antigua the Kaisei and many more.
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In Gaff Topsails it is 1948 on the coast of Newfoundland rather than 1904 in Dublin, but many similarities remain.
It is perhaps unfair to compare a first novel to the great modernist masterpiece, but Gaff Topsails borrows so heavily in certain areas that comparisons are inevitable.