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cat rig

Syllabification: cat rig

Definition of cat rig in English:


The rig of a catboat with the single mast placed far forward.
Example sentences
  • The catboat is the typical sailboat of American waters, for the cat rig is scarcely known in Europe.
  • Look out for the easily recognisable cat rig on the new yacht on Sydney Harbour early next year.
  • This being so, I decided to try cat rigs on my boats in 1906, and planned the hulls accordingly.

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