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  2. Lateen - Wikipedia

    A lateen (from French latine, meaning "Latin"[1]) or latin-rig is a triangular sail set on a long yard mounted at an angle on the mast, and running in a fore-and-aft direction.

  3. Lateen sail | sail |

    Lateen sail, triangular sail that was of decisive importance to medieval navigation. The ancient square sail permitted sailing only before the wind; the lateen was the earliest fore-and-aft sail.

  4. Lateen sail | Define Lateen sail at

    The balance lug so much in vogue is but a lateen sail with the fore-angle cut off. Yachting Vol. 2 Various. A few strokes shoved the boat from under the lee of the island; the oars were shipped, and the lateen sail run up by all hands.

  5. Lateen | Definition of Lateen by Merriam-Webster

    Define lateen: being or relating to a rig used especially on the north coast of Africa and characterized by a triangular sail extended by a long spar…

  6. The Lateen Sail in World History - University of Hawaii Press

    2 journal of world history, spring 1995 sail. This is the motive principle of fore-and-aft sails generally and is the basis for the idea that the lateen was the ...

  7. PolySail International

    LATEEN SAIL. The lateen is a tried and true sail that often powered the merchant dhows that plied the Eastern Mediterranean in ancient times. Today, the lateen is a popular sail used in recreational sailing on dinghies such as the popular Sunfish. The triangular lateen hangs from a long yard on a relatively short mast.

  8. Define lateen sail. lateen sail synonyms, lateen sail pronunciation, lateen sail translation, English dictionary definition of lateen sail. n. a triangular sail set ...

  9. Flying Lateen - HOME

    The Flying Lateen rig can be fitted to any size or type boat...mono-hull, multi-hull, centerboarder, keelboat, beach boat, daysailer, cruising boat, charter boat or private yacht.... with equal effectiveness.

  10. The lateen sail - YouTube

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  11. Student Resources in Context - Document

    Overview. The lateen sail, developed during the first millennium, was introduced to medieval Europe where it revolutionized marine travel. Combined with the less ...