She was running now with a reefed forestaysail, the sheets flat amidship. From Wordnik.com. [Sailing Alone Around the World] Reference
John had no resource but to put up a forestaysail, and run before the gale. From Wordnik.com. [In Search of the Castaways] Reference
In the meanwhile the schooner lay to with backed forestaysail, tumbling wildly on a dim, grey sea. From Wordnik.com. [Hawtrey's Deputy] Reference
The sloop could carry no more than a three-reefed mainsail and forestaysail; with these she held on stoutly and was not blown out of the strait. From Wordnik.com. [Sailing Alone Around the World] Reference
When the sloop was in the fiercest squalls, with only the reefed forestaysail set, even that small sail shook her from keelson to truck when it shivered by the leech. From Wordnik.com. [Sailing Alone Around the World] Reference
Her forestaysail and mizzen spanker were set as though an effort had been made to hold her head up into the wind, but the sheets had parted, and the sails were tearing to ribbons in the half gale of wind. From Wordnik.com. [Tarzan of the Apes] Reference
I hauled in the trailing ropes, hoisted this awkward sail reefed, the forestaysail being already set, and under this sail brought her at once on the wind heading for the land, which appeared as an island in the sea. From Wordnik.com. [Sailing Alone Around the World] Reference
Then, putting Cromwell to the tiller, I went forward with the others and set the topsail and forestaysail (the spritsail lying furled), which would be show enough of canvas till I saw what the weather was to be like. From Wordnik.com. [The Frozen Pirate] Reference
"Blown away fore lower topsail, forestaysail, and carried away lifts to staysail. From Wordnik.com. [More Cargoes 1897] Reference
Run down the forestaysail and stand by to let go. From Wordnik.com. [A Son of the Sun] Reference
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