- The mast of a sailing vessel
is a tall spar, or arrangement
of spars, erected
more or less vertically
on the centre-line of a ship or boat. Its purposes...
- mainmast, both noticeably taller
than the single
with their sloped
lateen-rig yards, and below those
- feet. She carried
a square-rigged fore and mainmast
and a lateen-rigged mizzenmast
. Although there
are no existing
records, she likely
had a high sterncastle...
- is forward. The corresponding preposition
is abaft. For example, the mizzenmast
the mainmast. Its antonym
or, in a more clumsy
- are: Foremast, which
is the second tallest
mast Mainmast, the tallest Mizzenmast
, the third tallest
may not be present
but will be fourth...
aftcastle) is the stern structure behind
on large sailing
ships, such as carracks, caravels...
- 133-foot (41 m) foremast, a 139-foot (42 m) mainmast, and a 118-foot (36 m) mizzenmast
. The top aerial
on the foremast
and the top 20 feet (6.1 m) of the mainmast...
- the following
high tides. John the Painter
in 1777 from the mizzenmast
of HMS Arethusa
dockyards, the highest temporary
the turn of the 18th century, but were not usually flown
on the mizzenmast until
the end of that century. It gave its name to a Dutch
term for a...
- and round
took out Guerriere's mizzenmast
. Guerriere's maneuverability decreased
with her mizzenmast dragging
in the water, and she collided...