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Drift sail
Drift Drift, a. That causes drifting or that is drifted; movable by wind or currents; as, drift currents; drift ice; drift mud. --Kane. Drift anchor. See Sea anchor, and also Drag sail, under Drag, n. Drift epoch (Geol.), the glacial epoch. Drift net, a kind of fishing net. Drift sail. Same as Drag sail. See under Drag, n.

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- Sail plans A sailing ship is a sea-going vessel that uses sails mounted on masts to harness the power of wind and propel the vessel. There is a variety...
- slowing a sailing vessel's forward progress, as well as fixing the helm and sail positions so that the vessel does not have to be steered. It is commonly...
- and drift ice is the fast ice boundary. The drift ice zone may be further divided into a shear zone, a marginal ice zone and a central pack. Drift ice...
- A sea anchor (also known as a drift anchor, drift sock, para-anchor or boat brake) is a device that is streamed from a boat in heavy weather. Its purpose...
- ˈvɪlˌcɛrðarˌsɔːn]; born 9th century) was the first Norseman to intentionally sail to Iceland. His story is do****ented in the Landnámabók m****cript; however...
- commonly known by the names sea raft, by-the-wind sailor, purple sail, little sail, or simply Velella. This small cnidarian is part of a specialised...
- grounded and that result from the interaction between fast ice and the drifting pack ice. The blocks making up pressure ridges are mostly from the thinner...
- A drift whale is a cetacean mammal that has died at sea and floated into s****. This is in contrast to a beached or stranded whale, which reaches land...
- HMS Boreas rescued 46 of her crew but 49 men were lost. The wreck later drifted as**** two miles north of Lybster and was eventually sold for s****. 49...
- drift net, long used in the Netherlands and Great Britain. drink Overboard and into the water (e.g. "it fell into the drink"). driver The large sail flown...