The flying-jib is fitted with halliards and down-haul in the same manner.
Only one light sail was left to him in condition for setting—the flying-jib.
The foresail was brailed, and the foot stopped, and the flying-jib was stowed.
Between it and the bowsprit are the fore-stay-sail, jib, and flying-jib.
But after clearing the Cape we rigged a flying-jib, and, as the Captain had prophesied, soon showed our consorts our heels.
The flying-jib and the jib were taken in, and a reef put in the fore-staysail.
Charley went out and furled the flying-jib, and then Tom and Harry went into the galley to sleep.
"Clear away the jib and flying-jib," said the sailing-master.
"Man the jib and flying-jib halyards and down-hauls," said the first lieutenant.
The flying-jib is to be set to assist in steadying the motion.