gaff-topsail

gaff-top·sail

(găf′tŏp′səl, -sāl′)
n. Nautical
A light triangular or quadrilateral sail set over a gaff.

gaff-topsail

n
(Nautical Terms) a sail set above a gaffsail
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Live bait can also work but the down side is that the pass has a healthy population of sharks and gaff-topsail catfish.
Other visitors for the festival include Bessie Ellen, one of the last West Country trading ketches, the luxurious gaff-topsail schooner JR Tolkien, plus Mercedes, Phoenix and Ruth.