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cutter rig


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A fore-and-aft-rigged sailing yacht with a gaff or Bermudan mainsail and two foresails. In the USA such yachts are called sloops, and the term cutter refers only to the old-fashioned rig with a very long bowsprit.

Gaff cutter with topsail

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