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Sloop – One of the Most Common Single Masted Sailing Boats

A sloop in Newport - photo by Don Ramey Logan

The Sloop is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig. It has only one head-sail: if a boat has two or more head-sails, it is named cutter, not sloop, and its mast may be set further aft than on a sloop. In Dutch they call it “sloep”, and in French it’s […]

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