Translation of dismast in Spanish:


desarbolar, v.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈmæst//dɪsˈmɑːst/

transitive verb

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    • An eight-metre yacht is due to arrive here today after it was dismasted and almost capsized in gale-force winds along the Wild Coast late on Tuesday night.
    • Yes, I have heard something curious on that score, sir; how that a dismasted man never entirely loses the feeling of his old spar, but it will still be pricking him at times.
    • Only one of the crewmen survived; the couple on the dismasted sailboat was rescued by helicopter.
    • The boat was dismasted, the engine and electronic equipment didn't work, and the cabin was partially flooded.
    • He succeeded brilliantly but at the cost of reducing his flagship to a dismasted wreck.
    • Some ships were dismasted and used as prison or storage hulks.
    • It had been forced to run before another violent storm until, dismasted and rudderless, it too had struck the huge rock at the mouth of Farnescombe Bay.
    • The two first class stamps show Nelson wounded and the British ships, the cutter Entreprenante and Belleisle, which was left dismasted.
    • Last year, the same boat was dismasted during the race.
    • Another yacht was dismasted off the The Needles and was towed into Poole by the Swanage lifeboat.
    • In the past month alone, the Dunmore East lifeboat crew had travelled 48 miles south east of the harbour to the rescue of a dismasted French yacht and brought it ashore.
    • The race began with light winds, but things got dicey the next day as a northeaster raged through the fleet in the Bay of Fundy with winds up to 40 knots, and six boats dismasted.