a large mast or piece of timber which stands out from the bow of a ship.
Spar at the front of a ship.
A large boom or spar, which projects over the stem of a ship or other vessel, to carry sail forward.
a spar extending from the bow which braces the foremast and carries a spritsail.
A large spar which projects forward from the stem of a vessel. Its purpose is to extend the head sails, thereby counteracting the effect of the after sails and keeping the sail plan balanced. It is also one of the main supporters of the foremast, which is fastened to it by stays.
a large spar projecting over the stem, to carry sail forward and support the mast by stays; standing, that is, fixed, not the running (movable) bowsprit usually found in cutters [110.28
Spar in bow of ship pointing forwards, carries the jib, and flying jib. Also carries the spritsail.
spar running forward from the bow of a vessel. It functions as a horizontal mast for the spritsail, fore-topmast-staysail and, in conjunction with the jib-boom, the jib.
a horizontal mast at the front of a ship
an inexpensive method of spreading out a rig
a permanent pole or platform extending forward of the bow for securing the anchor or jib tack
an object that extends from the bow of the boat forward, beyond the actual hull of the boat
A spar extending forward of the stem on which the jib and staysail may be set. The bowsprit on a barge is pivoted so that it may be steeved up in docks and harbours.
A spar that extends from the bow.
A spar extending forward from the bow.
spar projecting forward from the stem
A spar that's attached to the bow of a boat, along the centerline of the boat. The forestay can be attached to it - thus allowing for a greater sail area.
A spar projecting from the bow used as an anchor for the forestay and other rigging.
Spars , Rigging Breaker Expressions
A spar extending forward of the bow on a sailboat.
A spar projecting from the upper end of the bow of a sailing vessel.
A spar projecting from the bow of a sailing boat from which headsails are set.
A spar that juts out forward of the bow; it enlarges the sail area of the ship by permitting extra jibs out in front of the boat
Large spar projecting off the front of a boat. A bowsprit allows better positioning of the forestay to maximize use of the jib or genoa sail.
The long pole projecting from the bow of the ship.
The bowsprit, or boltsprit, of a sailing vessel is a pole extending forward from the vessel's prow. It provides an anchor point for the forestay(s), allowing the fore-mast to be stepped further forward on the hull.