sloop rig


Origin of sloop rig

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First recorded in 1890–95

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How to use sloop rig in a sentence

  • The Lighter is a small, rough, clumsy species of coasting-vessel, usually of the sloop rig.

    Man on the Ocean | R.M. Ballantyne
  • The above constitute the main spars and sails of a boat of the sloop rig.

    Practical Boat-Sailing | Douglas Frazar
  • A sloop rig without topsail is called a jib and mainsail (Fig. 149).

    Boat-Building and Boating | Daniel Carter Beard
  • In single-handers under 20 feet top measure the sloop rig will work very decently.

    On Yachts and Yacht Handling | Thomas Fleming Day
  • There is the cutter rig, yawl rig, sloop rig, and the ketch rig.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats | Raymond Francis Yates