Translation of spritsail in Spanish:

spritsail

vela tarquina, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsprɪtsəl//ˈsprɪtˌseɪl//ˈsprɪtseɪl//ˈsprɪts(ə)l/

noun

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    vela tarquina feminine
    vela de abanico feminine
    • The spritsail flapped emptily and the boat righted to an even keel, causing the two men swiftly to change position.
    • It is also fitted with two small masts rigged with spritsails, a sailing rig that is still used by Thames sailing barges today.
    • She was given a tall mizzen mast, with a large gaff sail, well forward of the wheel and a smaller spritsail.
    • Sails named for parts of the ship include gaff sails, jib-headed sails, spritsails, and lateen and lugsails.
    • Three sails are carried on the bowsprit along with the spritsail that hangs from the spritsail yard.