In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Her bowsprit carries two foresails, and her large mainsail is gaff rigged, with an upside-down triangle of topsail to fill the gap at the masthead.
- But I have a hard time looking at other boats, especially those with exposed planking, a bowsprit and her sheerline.
- After dinner, the two went on deck to walk arm in arm from the quarter-deck to the bowsprit and back again.
- Without the support of the bowsprit, the long spar that extends forward from the bow of the ship, there was no support for the masts.
- I saw the familiar black hull, the bowsprit, the gaff rig, the extraordinary long boom that overhung the stern by a good ten feet, the varnished spars, and the wood rings that held the mainsail to the mast.
- The chain hung straight down from the chock of the bowsprit and although our flags above flickered in the breeze, the water lay unruffled.
- If brute force isn't your forte, you're also encouraged to take the helm, visit the engine room or walk out on the bowsprit.
- She had swum to the bowsprit and climbed back on board.
- The bark is 42 metres long from her bowsprit to her stern, has a beam of almost ten metres and a draught of just under four metres.
- She went as far forward as she could, to the very bowsprit of the ship.
- They saw the top main mast fall, could see the billowing smoke from her starboard side, and the bowsprit of another ship sticking beyond her stern.
- She has 27 sails in a frigate rig on three masts and a bowsprit, with a total surface area of 2,683 square metres.
- Next we had to set the course sail, the top sail of the forward mast, then the foresails out over the bowsprit.
- In early 2002, HMS Rose had to be delivered down the East Coast, through the Panama Canal to a dry dock in San Diego and en route had a bowsprit damaged in a hurricane off Cape Hatteras.
- Adrianna was standing on the forecastle deck near the bowsprit of the ship, staring out at the crashing waves and crystal clear water.
- There are substantial bulwarks around the side and forward decks for secure footing, and a large foredeck locker, with the anchors stowed on the bowsprit.
- Hedera stood at the bowsprit of the ship, as still as the bolted-down bench she was standing on.
- Ashtalán smiled as she watched him go, and then leaped nimbly from the deck to the bowsprit.
- When I got back to the ship, I shimmied up the bowsprit, the long point off the front of the ship.
- I hung over the side of the pulpit and saw that the bobstay chain was shackled to the end cap on the bowsprit, so I hunted up a wrench and another shackle.
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