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Depth of a sail
Depth of a sail (Naut.), the extent of a square sail from the head rope to the foot rope; the length of the after leach of a staysail or boom sail; -- commonly called the drop of a sail.

Meaning of Depth of a sail from wikipedia

- its shape in use. In use, the sail becomes a curved shape, adding the dimension of depth or draft. The top of all sails is called the head, the leading...
- Sail rigs A sail is a tensile structure—made from fabric or other membrane materials—that uses wind power to propel sailing craft, including sailing ships...
- windsurfers, ice boats, and sail-powered land vehicles. Similar principles in a rotating frame of reference apply to wind mill sails and wind turbine blades...
- the eye of the wind when tacking. A sudden wind shift can cause a square-rigged vessel to be "caught aback" with all sails aback. This is a dangerous...
- to a 'porpoising' motion whereby the planesman continually hunts for a stable combination of depth and pitch. For easier berthing close alongside a jetty...
- They were a significant improvement on the Skipjack cl****, with greatly improved sonar, diving depth, and silencing. They were the forerunners of all subsequent...
- A sailboat or sailing boat is a boat propelled partly or entirely by sails and is smaller than a sailing ship. Distinctions in what constitutes a sailing...
- implosion of Thresher at 09:18:24, at a depth of 730 metres (2,400 ft), 120 metres (400 ft) below her predicted collapse depth. The implosion took 0.1 seconds...
- Lake Erie (to the south). It has a total surface area of about 430 square miles (1,100 km2) and an average depth of just 11 feet (3.4 m); to ensure an...
- Winds in the Age of Sail Antarctic Cir****polar Current Southerly buster Catchpole, Heather (20 September 2007). "Roaring forties". In Depth. ABC Science....
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