fore-and-aft rig

fore–and–aft rig


Definition of FORE-AND-AFT RIG

:  a sailing-ship rig in which most or all of the sails are not attached to yards but are bent to gaffs or set on the masts or on stays in a fore-and-aft line

First Known Use of FORE-AND-AFT RIG



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