fore-and-aft sails

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  • The officers on board said they would remain on board until dark and then sail.
  • Little did they know they were setting sail to the land of just ice.
  • The class is still sailed today, well over a hundred years later.
  • James sailed to France for his first marriage and built up the royal fleet.
  • The sail ship has become recognized for its role in the environmental movement.
  • It had been fifty years since she sailed under the bridge.
  • I sail'd before the wind, And left my children and my friends behind. Cited from The Odyssey, by Homer, Tr. by Samuel butler
  • Rather than one box, there are many, each with its own set of sails.
  • A sail can be used only where its temperature is kept within its material limits.
  • Its sails were held by the Japanese until they released the ship to leave.
  • Wind power has been used as long as humans have put sails into the wind.
  • Is it years or days since we sail'd away? Cited from Harry, by Fanny Wheeler Hart
  • Within five years, sixty-five more Dutch ships had sailed east to trade.
  • The other routes would have required the fleet to sail east around Japan.
  • It took him twenty days to sail across the ocean.
  • You will go on board to-night and set sail to-morrow morning for England. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol III, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • However, a better rule to use is to look at what side of the boat the sail is on.
  • We are now twenty-two sail of the line. Cited from Some Principles of Maritime Strategy, by Julian Stafford Corbett
  • Sail boats and motor boats are a popular way to get around the lake.
  • I sail for Italy not of my own free will.
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