Definition of Moonsail. Meaning of Moonsail. Synonyms of Moonsail

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Definition of Moonsail

Moonsail
Moonsail Moon"sail`, n. (Naut.) A sail sometimes carried in light winds, above a skysail. --R. H. Dana, Jr.

Meaning of Moonsail from wikipedia

- A moonraker, also known as a moonsail, hope-in-heaven, or hopesail,[citation needed] is a square sail flown immediately above a skysail (see sail-plan)...
- sail in many old square-rigged sail-plans (though sometimes topped by a moonsail). It was also on the royal mast above the royal sail. It was typically...
- The clipper was one of the few known larger sailing ships rigged with a moonsail. Ship builder Donald McKay laid all his skills and professional experience...
- 1959 Moonraker, 50 feet, launched 1962 Sea Witch, 29 feet, launched 1939 Moonsail, 32 feet, launched 1946 Motor Yachts Ann Saunders, 32 feet, launched 1926...
- Singspiel (IRE) - won G3 Prix de Conde, Longchamp in France 2009 2008 Moonsail (GB) : Bay filly, foaled 30 March, by Monsun (GER) - placed second twice...
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