Bermuda rig

noun Sailing a fore-and-aft yachting rig with a tall tapering mainsail.

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  • Bermuda rig — Diagram of a Bermuda or Marconi rig, on a typical monohull sloop. The term Bermuda rig refers to a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is also known as a Marconi rig; this is the typical configuration for most modern… …   Wikipedia

  • Bermuda rig — /bəˈmjudə rɪg/ (say buh myoohduh rig) noun a fore and aft rig on a sailing boat in which the sails have a triangular shape, there being no gaff. Also, Bermudan rig, Marconi rig …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bermuda rig — noun a rig of triangular sails for a yacht • Syn: ↑Bermudan rig, ↑Bermudian rig, ↑Marconi rig • Hypernyms: ↑rig, ↑rigging …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bermuda rig. — See Marconi rig. Also, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bermuda rig. — See Marconi rig. Also, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig. [1850 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bermuda rig — noun Date: 1853 Marconi rig …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bermuda rig — noun A sailing rig consisting of a single stayed mast with a fore and aft rigged mainsail on a boom and a jib or genoa on the forestay …   Wiktionary

  • Bermuda (disambiguation) — Bermuda may refer to:*Bermuda, (the Islands of Bermuda , alias The Somers Isles ) an Atlantic archipelago. A British Overseas Territory, and formerly part of Virginia. *Bermuda, Warwickshire, a village in England, named for a former Governor of… …   Wikipedia

  • Bermuda sloop — [ Royal Navy, entering a West Indies port.] The Bermuda sloop is a type of fore and aft rigged sailing vessel developed on the islands of Bermuda in the 17th century. In its purest form, it is single masted, although ships with such rigging were… …   Wikipedia

  • Bermuda Fitted Dinghy — The Bermuda Fitted Dinghy is a type of racing dedicated sail boat used for competitions between the yacht clubs of Bermuda. Although the class has only existed for about 130 years, the boats are a continuance of a tradition of boat and ship… …   Wikipedia

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