Definition of unstayed in English:


Syllabification: un·stayed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈstād


  • (Especially of masts and rigging) not provided with stays; unsupported.
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    • The Freedom 20, built by Catalina Yachts, features the unique Freedom unstayed mast system.
    • However, an unstayed mast must be of significantly larger diameter to compensate for the lack of stays.
    • This unstayed mast, combined with a balestron, is redefining the ease of operation of a sailing ship.

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