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Gaff Rig

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Gaff Rig

John Leather

In very good condition. The spine edges of the dust jacket show signs of minor shelf wear. Inside, the book is a clean copy.

Gaff rigging dominated the world of sailing for 250 years before the emergence of the Bermudan rig, and is currently enjoying a considerable revival of interest. This study examines both the history of gaff-rigged craft and the practical aspects of sailing them.;Illustrated throughout with photographs representing a unique historical collection, this study depicts the vessels, the characters who sailed them and the working practices of the craft. Two new chapters have been added to this second edition to examine French and Baltic gaff rigs.

Item details

Author(s):
Leather, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0229118445
ISBN-13:
9780229118441
Publisher:
Adlard Coles
Title:
Gaff Rig

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Gaff Rig

John Leather

In very good condition. The spine edges of the dust jacket show signs of minor shelf wear. Inside, the book is a clean copy.

Gaff rigging dominated the world of sailing for 250 years before the emergence of the Bermudan rig, and is currently enjoying a considerable revival of interest. This study examines both the history of gaff-rigged craft and the practical aspects of sailing them.;Illustrated throughout with photographs representing a unique historical collection, this study depicts the vessels, the characters who sailed them and the working practices of the craft. Two new chapters have been added to this second edition to examine French and Baltic gaff rigs.

Author(s):
Leather, John
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1989
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0229118445
ISBN-13:
9780229118441
Publisher:
Adlard Coles
Title:
Gaff Rig

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