The Gaff Rig Handbook: History, Design, Techniques, Developments

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A handbook for those designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff rigged craft. It provides an insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of gaff rigs, and outlines the practical aspects of the masts, spars, sails, running and standing rigging.
This is the internationally regarded definitive handbook for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff rigged craft. It provides a fascinating insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of a rig which has evolved through the centuries. John Leather outlines the practical aspects of the masts, spars, sails, running and standing rigging, and contrasts the development of the gaff rig in Britain, America, Scandinavia and France. 'Regarded internationally as the definitive book for anyone designing, building, rigging or sailing a gaff-rigged vessel.' Kelvin Hughes 'The book's longevity says it all.' Water Craft
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Weight 0.931000
Author Leather, John
Availability POD
Department Maritime
Edition Reissue
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781408114407
Pages 240
Published 15/10/2009
Publisher Adlard Coles Nautical
Section Maritime Guides
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