storm jib


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storm jib

n (Naut) (sail) → tormentina
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"We sailed most of the way with just one very small storm jib sail up and had to be constantly on the look-out for large cross seas.
The wind was now getting to gale force and we set to reduce sail dropping the reefed main and reducing the fore sail to a storm jib. Astern we had a freighter flying the red ensign and she reduced speed to give us some protection in her lee while we manoeuvred.
Then the third reef blew, so the storm jib went up and we pulled down the remains of our mainsail, tidied up the boat and then treated the wounded", continued South African-born Coetzer.
Telefonica were originally told that the one storm jib rule was a minimum number, and therefore they could sail with two storm jibs plus the other sails allowed under rule 5.2.2 in the Notice of Race, without going over the maxi mum number of 10 sails in all categories.
With so many guests on board, Loyal started under a heavily reefed main and storm jib which made her virtually non-competitive against the local and visiting yachts competing for the King of the Derwent and offshore series trophies.
When Smackwater Jack turned into the wind and found her storm sails were too big, her crew did something most of us would not consider; they roller reefed the storm jib onto the boom and hoisted it as a small mainsail that gave steerage into the wind, slowed the boat and was small enough to be manageable.
The boat is rigged as a masthead sloop but there is a removable inner forestay so you can add a jib and storm jib. With the running backstays (not used when sailing with the genoa) the inner forestay steadies the centre of the mast in a bouncy sea, when the motion can cause a mast to pump.
Whitworth: "I had just set the storm jib and was sitting on the front of the coachroof re-running the sheets when I heard Pete yell and I looked back up over my left shoulder through the spreaders to see this big translucent blue wave curling over.
Spinnakers are IMS fractional Code 1A Asymmetric, 25 VMG 3A Asymmetric, 4S Spinn, 5S spinnaker, storm jib and trysail.