Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of cat rig in English:
The rig of a catboat with the single mast placed far forward.
- 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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