HEADSAILS

Liberty has the capability of carrying three head sails. These sails are triangular in shape and are set on wires (stays) leading forward from the mast or topmast to the bow or bowsprit. attached (set) on stay leading from the mast to the bow of the vessel is the Stays ail. The
foot or lower edge of the sail is attached to a spar called a club.

Set on the stay leading from the masthead to the bowsprit, (jib stay), is the Jib. The Jib Topsail is flown on the forestay, which is the stay that leads from the topmast to the end of the bowsprit.

A fifth sail is sometime flown from the topmast, an extension of the mainmast. It is the Main Topsail.