foretriangle

foretriangle

(ˈfɔːtraɪˌæŋɡəl)
n
(Nautical Terms) the triangular area formed by the deck, foremast, and headstay of a sailing vessel
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82 metres / 12 feet 6 inches DISPLACEMENT 27,250 kilograms STANDARD RIG AND Semi-fractional sloop with SPAR TYPE fully battened main AVAILABLE RIG OPTIONS In-mast furling, cutter gear, non- overlapping and double headsail rigs ENGINE Volvo Penta D3-150 110kW (150hp) FUEL CAPACITY 1300 litres FRESHWATER CAPACITY 950 litres SAIL AREA with 150 per cent foretriangle 194.
As Yves Carcelle boarded their boat with the obligatory celebratory magnums and jeroboams of MoE1/2t & Chandon, the New Zealanders hoisted a giant national ensign in their foretriangle.
55], increasing the foretriangle to allow a 140 percent Genoa, a popular choice for bluewater sailors, along with the standard jib, Genoa and code zero.
In the foretriangle, the crew set a number one headsail changing to a large flat asymmetrical kite off the wind.
This is the important factor in the IRC's measurement of headsail height, and unlike in other rules, it's not derived from the I measurement or the foretriangle height.
The mast has been moved and extended, the foretriangle and boom lifted, and the rig lightened.