Definition

A horizontal spar attached to the foot of the main sail and to the mast; positioned by adjustments to main sheet

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Spar(horizontal pole) attached at forward end to base of the mast, and to which the foot of the mainsail is attached; adjusted by tightening or loosening the main sheet, which is attached underneath and toward the aft end of the boom
Image ID: 1625


Record ID: 80