Definition of storm jib in English:
A small heavy jib for use in a high wind.
- For that reason, a proper storm jib should be considered an essential part of any yacht's safety gear.
- We replaced the tiny storm jib and this immediately gave us enough power to make better progress.
- The first big blow was unpleasant and I had to reduce sail to my smallest storm jib and trysail.
Definition of storm jib in:
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