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The Wellington came bowling along under close-reefed topsails.
Soon there struggled in the narrow mouth the shadow of a close-reefed trawler of sixty tons or so.
They were both reefed down to the balance-reef, as shown in the illustration taken from an old print.
By night the gale had sufficiently abated to enable me to set a reefed foresail, and once more to haul up on my course.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
She don't need much of anything on her except a double-reefed mitten with the thumb brailed up.
They kept up the jumbo sail, as the main jib is called; they reefed the foresail down to its smallest compass.
In less than five minutes the topsails were double-reefed, and the ship again dashing the spray from her bows.
There was half a gale blowing on the 4th and though the wind was abeam, the sail was reefed and we moved quickly.
Mr. Hope thinking Lotus' mainsail too big for her, hoisted one belonging to a dinghy, the other boats starting closely reefed.
The small sail was double-reefed, yet the boat careened so heavily that the water broke over the gunwale.
BOYHOOD IN NORWAYHJALMAR HJORTH BOYESEN

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