A lateen sail
was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
When they caught a boat like this at sea, they would steal everything on it; and after they had taken the people off they would sink the ship and sail
back to Barbary singing songs and feeling proud of the mischief they had done.
This we did, and the sails
were hoisted, but before we had made any way the rocs reached their despoiled nest and hovered about it, uttering frightful cries when they discovered the mangled remains of their young one.
The only sail
noticeable was a foreign schooner with all sails
set, which was seemingly going westwards.
In an hour; as soon as provisions could be got aboard and the sails
On the part of the ship in sight, on the contrary, two more small sails
were run up at the extremities of the masts.
He said people in ships always wetted the sails
before they put them up.
When he sails
, he sits down, but he stands up to paddle.
Granet fastened his oilskins and stooped for a moment to alter one of the sails
With our large sails
and the healthy breeze romping up the Carquinez Straits, we found that our sailing was what is called "ticklish.
In a sand-boat, which has runners like a sled and sails
like a ship.
All that may be done is already carried out, for we have stuffed the gape with sails
and corded it without and within.