A handbook for those designing, building, rigging or sailing gaff rigged craft. It provides an insight into the design, history, techniques and developments of a rig which has evolved through the centuries. The author 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.
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Originally published in 1974, this Second Edition, is identical to the out of printer version last published in 1994, although it has a new cover artwork, and higher quality paper.About the Author:
John Leather is a highly respected expert on classic boats. Descended from Lancashire and Essex maritime families, he is a naval architect and has been involved in the design, construction and surveying of a wide variety of ships, yachts and boats. He has designed numerous gaff-rigged craft for his own use, is the author of 13 books and writes regularly for nautical magazines.
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