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  • 5), having the usual device of a ship, on the mainsail of which are the earl's armorial bearings.
  • After a while the reefed mainsail was set, but adding that sail just made the motion more uncomfortable.
  • A mosaic of c.200 AD shows two types of merchant ship: both have a square mainsail and an artemon.
  • Hi, I'm a novice sailor and have had difficulty raising the mainsail while underway on a solo sail.
  • Once out at sea, the crew seemed to be taking a very long time to raise her fully battened mainsails.

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