- (of a sail) pointed at the top or head
- (of a sailing vessel or rig) having sails that are triangular
Examples from the Web for jib-headed
A jib-headed trysail was set on the mainsail to ease the steering gear.Yachting Vol. 1
The mainboom was lashed amidships, and a jib-headed storm trysail was sheeted aft.
A gaff-headed trysail is better than a jib-headed, but it is more bother to set.On Yachts and Yacht Handling
Thomas Fleming Day