Definition of lugsail in English:
An asymmetrical four-sided sail that is hoisted on a steeply inclined yard.
- As you see, the balanced lug sail pivots around the mast.
- Modern and novice sailors are horrified about the lugsail being distorted by pressing against the mast on one tack but the effect is quite slight.
Definition of lugsail in:
- British & World English dictionary
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