Bermuda rig


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Bermuda rig

n. Nautical
A fore-and-aft rig distinguished by a tall triangular mainsail, widely used on cruising and racing vessels. Also called Marconi rig.
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Bermuda rig

n
(Nautical Terms) a fore-and-aft sailing boat rig characterized by a tall mainsail (Bermudian mainsail) that tapers to a point
Berˈmuda-ˈrigged adj
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Noun1.Bermuda rig - a rig of triangular sails for a yachtBermuda rig - a rig of triangular sails for a yacht
rigging, rig - formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
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The hulls continue to have no moving foils apart from the spade rudder while on deck the Bermuda rig with its runners is fairly basic but optimised for all wind angles.
THE 470 is a pairs event which takes place in a double-handed monohull planing dinghy with a centreboard, Bermuda rig, and centre sheeting.
Philip was given a bright green pair of shorts that are traditionally worn with knee-length socks, and teamed with a jacket and tie - a combination known as a "Bermuda rig".