at/in full sail


of a ship or boat
: moving through the water by using all of its sails
a yacht in full sail
We made good time going at full sail.

Examples of at/in full sail in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now, the ship appears to be at full sail — racing in the wind. Bryce Miller Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Nov. 2020

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“At/in full sail.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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