With the decline of square sail, a new way of seafaring opened to us.
The Vikings used also a square sail, which could be hoisted when required.
There was a single mast with a very large yard carrying a square sail.
She's a brigantine, and there are sprits'ls on both masts, and only one square sail on the foremast.
Both these kind of vessels were provided with a mast, a square sail, and coils of cordage known by the name of cordelles.
At the end of the bowsprit, too, appears a little top and top-mast, while a square sail is spread on a yard slung below it.
The sail carried by this mast was a square sail of pretty good size, supported by a gaff at the top and a boom at the bottom.
This boat had places for twenty-two oarsmen and carried a large, square sail.
The breeze was fresh and steady, and with her square sail set and her mizzen furled she ran along at over nine knots an hour.
Refreshed in mind and body, away we went at a great rate before the breeze, with our square sail of cotton set.