I have seen that girl on the deck, and I like the cut of her jib.
For instance, there is the jib halyard and the foresail halyard.
At the end of that mile Jonadab's craft's jib boom was just astern of Tobias's rudder.
If we can h'ist the jib we can get some steerage way on her, maybe.
Keep the topsails loose and the jib ready for setting, I may want the sails in a hurry.
The White Wings was a sloop yacht with club and jib topsails.
"All the same, I don't like the cut of his jib," murmured Bailey.
"Then you will excuse me if I go home," I added, as I hoisted the jib.
Then the Polly was turned toward the shore and the jib was lowered.
The jib was not furled, but got ready to "let go" in case of fierce gusts.