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MASTING AND RIGGING 
masting and rigging 
Masting: masts, yards, ropes and other movable sailing equipment that support and manipulate the rigging.
Longitudinal surface of the ship.
Heavy taut rope between a mast and the side of the ship; it secures and supports the mast on the sides.
Long taut rope between the mast and the deck; it secures and supports the mast athwartships and aft.
Mast nearest the prow of the boat.
One of the principal parts of the ship; it is located closest to the center of gravity.
Structure above the aft deck that extends athwartships; it usually serves as officers’ quarters.
gaff sail boom
Horizontal yard articulating on a mast; it keeps the bottom edge of a sail taut.
Rope connecting two yards of a sail and used to maneuver them.
Diagonal yard aft of a mast and supporting the top part of a gaff sail.
Rope that holds the sail’s gaff loosely in place.
Mast located aft on the four-masted bark.
One of the principal masts of the ship; it is located aft of the mainmast between the ship’s center of gravity and its rudder.
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