standing lug

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A sailing rig, where, unlike the dipping lug, the lower end of the yard which carries the lugsail hardly protrudes forward of the mast. This means the boat can go about without having to lower the yard. An obsolete name for the standing lug was macaroni lug.

See also gunter rig.

See also gunter rig.

Typical standing lug

Subjects: Maritime History.

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