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(of a boat's sail) having no boom or not secured to a boom at the foot.
- ‘Sails are normally left bent on and hoisted and are furled by brailiing lines. These are a traditional form of furling a loose-footed sail and very quickly draw the sails into the masts.’
- ‘Adjust the sheeting angle: The leech and foot of loose-footed sails should have the same tension.’
- ‘However, that situation started to change during the 1980s after Americas Cup sail designers began experimenting with loose-footed mainsails.’
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