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Sailing Rig

Adventure has a sailing rig which is made up of six sails. Each one is different in size and shape. Each type of sail has a different job to do. Highest from the water are two topsails, made of a light material and used to catch extra wind when the weather is moderate. One of the four lower sails, the mainsail is the largest and gives the most drive. Next, is the foresail made of heavy canvas, it is the last sail kept up when the weather gets stormy. The two headsails jib and jumbo work to push more wind back to the rest of the rig. The jumbo is heavy and strong, the jib larger and of lighter canvas.


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Updated by OBS on July 24, 1996; comments to adventure@obs-us.com.