When all was ship-shape, the Mary Thomas was lying gallantly over on her side to a beam wind and plunging ahead due south.
When they were come out of the cabin again, he noticed that the boat had changed her course and was running with a beam wind.
But her faith in the boat was justified, for she sailed wonderfully well with the beam wind.
When all was shipshape, the Mary Thomas was lying gallantly over on her side to a beam wind and plunging ahead due south.
On a stormy day, with beam wind for a considerable part of the course, such an appendage will undoubtedly assist a sculler.
The latter method is one way of “coming to,” instead of luffing up in the usual way from a beam wind.
Round swept the Golden Hope, heeling over to the beam wind as it caught her retrimmed sails.
The canoe jumped to mount the glossy waves raised by the beam wind.
Now, however, we had a beam wind, and tore along merrily enough.
As it was, the Dazzler had a beam wind in which to overtake him.