Saying this he sprung into the rigging and ascended to the fore-topgallant mast-head.
Just then, as I was looking aloft, I saw a bird pitch on the fore-topgallant yard-arm.
Jim and I were sent aloft to the fore-topgallant sailyard to furl the sail.
A fore-topgallant studding-sail had been hauled on board the raft, and this set on a spar served them as a sail.
There we lay with our fore-topgallant and topsail yards caught in the branches, and our mainsail securely locked.