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The Gaff Rig Handbook: History, Design, Techniques, Developments Paperback – 30 Nov 2001

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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical; 2Rev Ed edition (30 Nov. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0713661747
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713661743
  • Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 1.9 x 28.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 543,161 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A compendium of the history, design, techniques and developments of gaff rig, profusely illustrated with historic photographs and the author's excellent diagrams and drawings, this is the revised and extended 1994 version of the original 1970 Gaff Rig...The book's longevity says it all.' Water Craft (Jan 2008)


A handbook for those designing, building, rigging or sailing gaffrigged craft. It provides an insight into the design, history,techniques and developments of a rig which has evolved through thecenturies. The author outlines the practical aspects of the masts,spars, sails, running and standing rigging, and contrasts thedevelopment of the gaff rig in Britain, America, Scandinavia andFrance.

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