Series of rings or clips for attaching a jib or staysail to a stay.


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BARBER HAULER

A technique of temporarily rigging sailboat lazy sheet allowing the boat to sail closer to the wind. i.e. Using the lazy jib sheet to pull the jib closer to the mid line, allowing a point of sail that would otherwise not be achievable.

JIB

A small triangular sail extending from the head of the foremast.

GENOA

A large jib, strongly overlapping the mainmast.

BACK

To force a sail against the wind when manoeuvring (a jib is backed' when you want to force the bow to fall off); swing away from the wind.

CLUB FOOT JIB

A jib with a boom or "club" on the foot of the sail.

FORE-TOPMAST STAYSAIL

The second foresail set on a sailing ship inside the inner jib, outer jib and middle staysail.

FORESTAYSAIL

The first foresail set on a sailing ship closest to the foremast, inside the fore-topmast staysail, the inner jib, outer jib and middle staysail.

INNER JIB

The third foresail set on a sailing ship inside the outer jib and middle staysail.

JIB HEADED

In a jib head rig, the forestay does not attach to the masthead, but at a point lower on the mast where the top of the jib meets the mast.

MIDDLE STAYSAIL

Flying jib - the outer most foresail set on a sailing ship.

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