The Gaff Rig Handbook

The Gaff Rig Handbook

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


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


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