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Spinnaker
A large, light, balloon-shaped sail set forward of the mainsail when running before the wind.
Splice
To join ropes or wires by unlaying the strands and interweaving them.
Spreaders
Horizontal spar attached to the mast, which extend the shrouds and stays and help to support the mast.
Standing Rigging
The shrouds and stays which are permanently set up and support the masts.
Starboard
Right-hand side of a boat looking forward towards the bow (opposite of port).
Starboard Tack
Tack on which the wind strikes the starboard side first and the boom is out to port.
Stay
Wire or rope which supports the mast in a fore-and-aft direction; part of the standing rigging.