closehauled definition

  • adjective:
    • alternate kind of close-hauled.
    • Under means and going because nearly that you can toward the way that the wind blows; getting the sails trimmed for cruising as near to your wind possible; -- stated of a sailing vessel.
    • obtaining the sails trimmed for cruising as close into the wind as possible
  • others:
    • Nautical, cruising as close into the wind that you can.

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