The Gaff Rig Handbook

By: John Leather

Catalogue Number: E5W-57GU

The Gaff Rig Handbook

  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781408114407
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Synopsis

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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