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Near to starboard was a white ship, fully rigged, standing towards the island with royals set, and even a towering main skysail.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson
"It is the highest sail we set on the foremast, though larger vessels have a royal above that, then a skysail," I replied.Up the River|Oliver Optic
After my heroic feat in loosing the main-skysail, the mate entertained good hopes of my becoming a rare mariner.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville
In these, the topgallant, royal and skysail masts are all one stick.
If there is not a standing skysail, the quarter-blocks on the royal yard will be single.