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Words nearby mainsheet
Example sentences from the Web for mainsheet
If she steers hard trim your mainsheet aft and it will ease her.On Yacht Sailing|Thomas Fleming Day
Seaport towns are full of mainsheet-men; they hop upon one leg, my son, what's left of them, and the rest are dead.The Ebb-Tide|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
The Ghost swung around into the wind, and I finished my work forward in time to run aft and lend a hand with the mainsheet.The Sea-Wolf|Jack London
Louise hastily shifted to the opposite side as a counter-balance, and in so doing, released the mainsheet.Saboteurs on the River|Mildred A. Wirt
He fancied he cried out in warning, but was never sure of it, though three men came running to seize the mainsheet.Masters of the Wheat-Lands|Harold Bindloss