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Definition of Closehauled

Closehauled
Closehauled Close"hauled`, a. (Naut.) Under way and moving as nearly as possible toward the direction from which the wind blows; -- said of a sailing vessel.

Meaning of Closehauled from wikipedia

- A point of sail is a sailing craft's direction of travel under sail in relation to the true wind direction over the surface. The prin****l points of sail...
- forward. Usually this involves easing the sheet slightly compared to a closehauled position, but depending on the relative sizes of the sails, the shape...
- and Drifting . . . Suttlebutt/Tall Ships (With Rick Epping & Rick Lee) Closehauled on the Wind of a Dream (2007) Horizons Musical Virginiana Vol. 1 (with...
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