A forestay, especially in a small vessel.
More example sentences
- If the tack line feeds to a fitting foreword of the headstay the sail must go outside the headstay.
- When you tension the backstay so the headstay becomes straight, the mast will then have prebend in it.
- Prior art headstays carried a single luff bread or a luff rope in the forward edge of the jib.
Definition of headstay in:
- The British & World English dictionary