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Bermuda rig

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Definition of Bermuda rig in English:

noun

A fore-and-aft yachting rig with a tall tapering mainsail.
Example sentences
  • The sail plan of the original Potter 14 was a Gunter-style, however by 1975, it had been modified to a Bermuda rig.
  • They have long overhangs and tall Bermuda rigs and they raced in the Spirit of Tradition Class.
  • The yachts shown are two cutters, a schooner, a sloop with Bermuda rig much like our modern Marconi rig, and a lugger.

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