Visual Dictionary Online


Powered by

masting and rigging [2]click to hear

Masting: masts, yards, ropes and other movable sailing equipment that support and manipulate the rigging.
masting and rigging [2] pole yard footrope

pole click to hear

Tapered top end of a mast.

yard click to hear

Long pole that is supported by the mast and holds up the edge of a sail.

footrope click to hear

Rope hanging along the entire length of a yard that is used by sailors to trim the sails.