Needless to say, we had hoisted no lantern on the forestay since the night the other boats had driven away from us or gone down.
A little above her forestay a small window, uncurtained and brightly lit, broke the long stretch of featureless black wall.
They had hung a red light on the forestay, and a white light over her port quarter, and lights flitted about her gangway.
The next moment he had reached out a hand, caught hold of the One-and-All's forestay, and swung himself out into the darkness.
The three who escaped and afterwards gave evidence, saved themselves by climbing up the forestay and hiding in the top.
Then the lantern in the forestay bobbed down and up, and he came back to where Trask stood.
A lantern was hoisted on the forestay, and all hands were soon asleep.
And then the height of the mast, with its huge yard; and what a forestay it takes to hold it!
A lamp hung on the forestay as a beacon for the boats and one could see the sweep of planks and line of the rail.
Her mast was stepped amidships, well set up by forestay, and by a couple of shrouds on either gunwale.