boom mainsail


boom mainsail
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  • Mainsail — Main sail (m[=a]n s[=a]l ), n. (Naut.) The principal sail in a ship or other vessel. [1913 Webster] [They] hoised up the mainsail to the wind. Acts xxvii. 40. [1913 Webster] Note: The mainsail of a ship is extended upon a yard attached to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mainsail — For the MAchine INdependent implementation of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Language, see SAIL (programming language). The mainsail of this cutter is indicated in red …   Wikipedia

  • Boom (sailing) — In sailing, a boom is a spar (pole), along the foot (bottom) of a fore and aft rigged sail, that greatly improves control of the angle and shape of the sail. The primary action of the boom is to keep the foot of the sail flatter when the sail… …   Wikipedia

  • Boom brake — A boom brake is a device designed to control the swing of the boom on a sailboat. The boom brake acts as a preventer when sailing downwind, and can also be used to jibe the mainsail in a slow measured action. The brake usually rides on a line… …   Wikipedia

  • Main boom — Main Main (m[=a]n), a. [From {Main} strength, possibly influenced by OF. maine, magne, great, L. magnus. Cf. {Magnate}.] 1. Very or extremely strong. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That current with main fury ran. Daniel. [1913 Webster] 2. Vast; huge.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balance — Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (b[a^]l anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Balancing} (b[a^]l an*s[i^]ng).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F. balancer.] 1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the weights; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balanced — Balance Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (b[a^]l anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Balancing} (b[a^]l an*s[i^]ng).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F. balancer.] 1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balanced valve — Balance Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (b[a^]l anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Balancing} (b[a^]l an*s[i^]ng).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F. balancer.] 1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Balancing — Balance Bal ance (b[a^]l ans), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Balanced} (b[a^]l anst); p. pr. & vb. n. {Balancing} (b[a^]l an*s[i^]ng).] [From {Balance}, n.: cf. F. balancer.] 1. To bring to an equipoise, as the scales of a balance by adjusting the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lulworth (yacht) — Infobox caption = Tuiga (D3) and Lulworth (2) in race. France, (2006) headerstyle = background:#eee; header1 = S/Y Lulworth (1920) label2 = Type data2 = Gaff rigged cutter label3 = Class data3 = Big Class label4 = Design data4 = Herbert W. White… …   Wikipedia

  • Mast aft rig — A mast aft rig, alternately referred to as aft mast rig, is a sailboat sail plan that uses a single mast set in the aft half of the hull. The mast supports fore sails that may consist of a single jib multiple staysails, or a crab claw sail. The… …   Wikipedia