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The vertical pole on a sailboat is called the mast, but at the bottom of the sail is horizontal pole called a boom. On the Tall Ships, the horizontal pole AT THE TOP of the sail is called the yardarm.

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A pole in the middle of a sailboat that holds up the sail?

It is a mast


What is a pole in the middle of a sailboat that holds up the sail called?

Mast


The pole on a sailboat that holds the sail?

The mast.Answer:The vertical spar the sail attaches to is the Mast. The horizontal spar is called a Boom.


What are the poles called that are on a sailboat that holds the sails?

Mast (vertical, leading edge of sail), Boom (horizontal,bottom of sail), and a spinnaker pole if you use a spinnaker which is a sail type


The pole on a sailboat that holds the sails?

the single vertical pole is the mast


What is the pole on a sailboat that holds the sails?

boom or mast


What is on a boat and holds up a sail?

the pole that holds up the sail is called the mast


What is the pole on a ship that holds a sail?

Mast


A pole in the middle of a sailboat that holds up the sails?

It is called the mast


A pole in the middle of a sailboat that holds up sails?

It is called the mast


What is the pole on a sailboat?

a pole on a sailboat is a mast


What is a pole on a sailboat?

a pole is used on symmetrical boats, or a boat that has the spinnaker, or kite, out in front of it. An A-Symmetrical boat puts the spinnaker to the side. A-Symmetrical boats use a bowsprit to hold the sail out in front of the boat, but Symmetricals use a pole. it clips onto the mast of the boat, and the other ends holds the sail.


An upright pole that holds a boats sail?

You are describing the mast.


A four letter word for a pole that holds a sail?

mast


A pole on a sailboat that holds the sails?

Mast, spar or boom all fit this description.


This type of power allows a sailboat to sail?

The wind is what causes a sailboat to sail.


Why does a sailboat sail?

its sails


Sailboat is to sail as?

Sailboat is to sail as kite is to fly, just as airplane is to wing and oil tanker is to engine.


Is sailboat a compound word?

Yes, sailboat is a compound word. (sail + boat = sailboat)


What is a pole on a sailboat that holds the sails called?

Masts, or see: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_ship_poles_calledfor a more indepth answer.


What type of sailboat is hull?

A sailboat without a sail is but a hull of itself.


What is a sailboat with a triangular sail called?

It is called the lateen sail.


What is a leach on a sailboat?

It is a part of the sail.


What are the syllables in sailboat?

sail-boat


What does the jib do on a sailboat?

Collects wind, it is a triangular sail placed at the front of the sailboat.