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The 'Satanita,' however, had just before drove on to the outer flagboat and she was then kept lying with staysail to windward.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
I sprang to the helm and put it up, while Grampus hoisted the fore-staysail just a foot or so above the deck.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
When the fore-topmast staysail and jib were to be set, somebody had fouled the down-hauls, so that they could not be hoisted.Down the Rhine|Oliver Optic
Mr Forbes, get the starboard fore-topmast staysail sheets aft and well belayed, if you please.The Cruise of the "Esmeralda"|Harry Collingwood
The scavengers were sweeping down, and part of the after guard was bending a new bolt-rope on a storm staysail.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill