cat rig
noun Date: 1867 a rig consisting of a single mast far forward carrying a single large sail extended by a boom • cat-rigged adjective

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  • cat rig — cat′ rig n. naut. navig. a rig consisting of a single mast with a long boom set well forward and carrying a single gaff or jib headed sail • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • cat rig — n. a rig, esp. of a catboat, consisting of a single large sail on a mast well forward in the bow catrigged [kat′rigd΄] adj …   English World dictionary

  • cat rig — noun rig of a catboat • Hypernyms: ↑rig, ↑rigging * * * noun : a rig consisting of a single mast placed far forward and carrying a single large sail extended by a long boom * * * Naut. the typical rig of a catboat, consisting of a single mast… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat rig — Naut. the typical rig of a catboat, consisting of a single mast with a long boom, set well forward and carrying a single gaff or jib headed sail. [1865 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cat-rigged — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having a cat rig * * * catˈ rigged adjective Having one great fore and aft mainsail spread by a gaff at the head and a boom at the foot, for smooth water only • • • Main Entry: ↑cat * * * cat rigged «KAT RIHGD», adjective.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cat-rigged — adjective see cat rig …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Cat-ketch — A cat ketch is a sailboat that is rigged as both a catboat and a ketch. Specifically, there is larger mast stepped at the very bow, and a smaller mast further aft. This rig was found on sharpies.External Links:… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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