How to use beam wind in a sentence
The surface was good, but a strong beam wind hindered us while approaching the head of Depot Bay.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
But her faith in the boat was justified, for she sailed wonderfully well with the beam wind.A Sea Queen's Sailing | Charles Whistler
On a stormy day, with beam wind for a considerable part of the course, such an appendage will undoubtedly assist a sculler.Boating | W. B. Woodgate
The St. Pierre shook out her bellying sails and the white sheets drew to a full beam wind.Heralds of Empire | Agnes C. Laut
The latter method is one way of “coming to,” instead of luffing up in the usual way from a beam wind.