Definition

A sailing maneuver on a fore-and-aft rigged boat where the foresail and the mainsail are on opposite sides to maximize the amount of wind captured from directly astern; approximates the configuration of a square-rigged vessel

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Sailing maneuver where sails are positioned on opposite sides of the vessel to maximize capture of light air from astern
Image ID: 1680

Record ID: 274