press of sail in a sentence

"press of sail" meaning  "press of sail" in Chinese  
  1. At this the French abandoned their attack, turned, and fled under a press of sail.
  2. He tried to sail in but the strong currents prevented it, even under a full press of sails.
  3. The two vessels immediately weighed and, under a heavy press of sail made every endeavour to beat south but the shoals forced them to stand so far out that it took them many hours.
  4. Later the wind came round to the southward and freshened to a gale . " Wolverines " bow was hove around with difficulty and by using a heavy press of sail she was dragged through the mud into 11 feet of water.
  5. It's difficult to find press of sail in a sentence.

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