All sails on a tall ship (sailing ship) will have its own name depending on the position it takes on the mast. Each sail will also be pre-fixed by the mast its on i.e. main course, main topsail.The order from bottom to top is: course, topsail, topgallant (t'gallant), royal, skysail, moonraker and stargazer. Topsails can be further split into upper topsail and lower topsail. Sail configurations start from the bottom so not all ships would have all sails; losing the top ones.
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