the pole that holds up the sail is called the mast
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.
It is a mast
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.
The mast.Answer:The vertical spar the sail attaches to is the Mast. The horizontal spar is called a Boom.
some sail boats have moters onley big sail boats have moters not small ones
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
Boats sail is plural. A boat sails is singular.
The mast is the upright mailsail holder. A sprit is a pole that extends diagonally across a fore-and-aft sail from the lower part of the mast to the peak of the sail. Also see bowsprit. All are called sail holders. Tks, Sina.
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