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04/25/2014

Mizzen mast
A smaller aft mast on a ketch or yawl rigged boat.
Mizzen sail
The sail on the aft mast of a ketch or yawl rigged sailboat.


mizzen mast
A shorter mast located aft of the main mast on a yawl or ketch.
modified-V hull
A modification of the deep-V hull shape with a deadrise of less than 20 degrees.

mizzen mast - Spar on which the mizzen sail is hoisted; the aftermost (vertical) spar in a ketch or yawl.

Mizzen mast
{Mesana}
Short mast at the stern of the ship for the lateen sail.

The mizzen mast, for example, is carbon fiber, an elegantly tapered spar free-standing on the Alerion's spacious after deck sans the rigging clutter that conventional yawls bring to the back of the boat.

A small sail on the mizzen mast of a yawl or a ketch.
jumbo
The larger of the headsails.

Three-masted, being square-rigged on the two forward masts, and having a lateen rigged mizzen mast. Christopher Colmbus' small squadron, the Santa Maria, Pinta, and Nina, were all Caravels, as were Magellan's ships in his famous circumnavigation.

barque, or bark: at least three masts, fore-and-aft rigged mizzen mast
barquentine: at least three masts with all but the foremost fore-and-aft rigged
bilander: a ship or brig with a lug-rigged mizzen sail ...

Yawl - like the ketch only the mizzen mast is located aft of the rudder post. The standard joke is "a Yawl is just a southern ketch." Remember you heard it here first.

ketchA sailboat similar in appearance to a yawl with a tall main mast and a shorter mizzen mast ahead of the rudder post. kicker motorA small auxiliary outboard motor.

ketch - A sailboat with two masts. The shorter mizzen mast is aft of the main mast, but forward of the rudder post. A similar vessel, the yawl, has the mizzen mast aft of the rudder post.
king plank - The center plank on a wooden deck.

The aft mast (mizzen) is shorter than the foremast. The mizzen mast is located aft the rudder post. (On a Ketch, the mizzen mast is located fore of the rudder post - this is the distinquishing factor between the two.) ...

Generally, the shorter mizzen mast is aft of the main mast, but forward of the rudder post, while a similar vessel, the yawl, has the mizzen mast aft of the rudder post. The mizzen mast of a ketch is larger than that of a yawl.

YAWL - A two-masted sailboat with the small mizzen mast stepped abaft the rudder post.
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Triatic stay - stay which connects the tops of mainmast and mizzen mast .
Trim - Fore and aft balance of a boat. Also, to set a sail correctly.
Trimaran - a boat with three hulls.

A two-masted vessel, sloop or cutter rigged on the foremast, with the mizzen mast aft of the rudder-head. (back)
yawl boat
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YAW - To swing off course, as when due to the impact of a following or quartering sea.
YAWL - A two-masted sailboat with the small mizzen mast stepped abaft the rudder post.
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There are no boating terms under this heading.

Jigger-Aft sail on the mizzen mast of a yawl or a ketch. After mast (4th mast)on schooner or sailing ship carrying a spanker.
Jones John Paul-US (Scot.-born) naval officer & hero in American Revolution; as captain of ship ...

The answer is to design ketch rigs with a smaller mizzen, closer to yawl proportions. This makes a good compromise rig with some of the advantages of both. The mizzen mast can be well stayed, ...

Jibe: To go from one tack to the other when running with the wind coming over the stern.
Jigger: Aft sail on the mizzen mast of a yawl or a ketch. After mast (4th mast) on schooner or sailing ship carrying a spanker.

Mayday: An internationally valid distress signal that is repeated three times and has highest priority of all signals
Midship: Center of the vessel, middle between bow and stern
Mizzen: A fore and aft sail on the mizzen mast ...

Ketch A sailboat with two masts, a shorter mizzen mast is aft of the main mast.
Kiln Dried As in timber, refers to forced hot air circulation through a chamber to dry the wood.
King Plank The centerline plank of a deck.

See also: See also: Mizzen, Aft, Boat, Forward, Mast

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04/25/2014

 
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