staysail


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a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay (as between two masts)

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Murray Homes is now the exclusive builder in Staysail Court, an enclave of nine residences planned for The Lake Club at Lakewood Ranch, and is building its first luxury model there.
When they had enough, he backed the staysail and brought her round and we sailed back, surfing thunderously on the in-going swells.
In one gale we tried a method of lying-to that had been practiced by one of the White Star liners, which consisted of hoisting the forestorm staysail and stopping the engines; she lay there with the wind and sea a couple of points abaft the beam, as comfortable as an old shoe.
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Violent gusts shredded the staysail, meant to ensure the boat's stability in rough weather.
A cutter rig is designed so it can sail on just the staysail and the main.
Can't sail as deep as the others, tried everything yesterday - even put the staysail out to windward in 40 knots.
Morgan, built boats, met a legion of visiting historians and spent 10 days sailing offshore on Westward, a 125-foot staysail schooner.
An angelique staysail schooner (a two-masted schooner that is heavier and more powerful than a normal schooner), with her laminated sitka spruce masts carrying twenty-seven hundred feet of sail, she was one of the largest wooden boats to be built in Nova Scotia in recent years.
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.
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.